The Sporades Sights

Prodromou (Forerunner)

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Dedicated to St. John the Baptist, Prodromou now operates as a convent. Besides being unusual in design, its church contains some outstanding 14th-century triptychs, an enamel tile floor, and an iconostasis spanning four centuries (half carved in the 14th century, half in the 18th century). The nuns sell elaborate woven and embroidered handiwork. Opening days and hours vary.

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2½ km (1½ mi) east of Skopelos town, Skopelos Town, Skopelos, 37003, Greece

Published 07/23/2015


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