Fodor's Expert Review "Double Church" of St. John

Galanado Religious Building/Site/Shrine

The unusual 13th-century "double church" of St. John exemplifies Venetian tolerance. On the left side is the Catholic chapel, on the right the Orthodox church, separated only by a double arch. A family lives in the tower, and the church is often open. From here, take a moment to gaze across the peaceful fields to Chora and imagine what the islanders must have felt when they saw pirate ships on the horizon.

Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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Galanado, Naxos  84300, Greece

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