Naxos Churches: Discover the many beautiful churches of the island of Naxos Greece
There are about 500 churches on the island of Naxos Greece. They constitute a part of the island’s cultural and esthetical wealth.
The Churches of Hora
- The Catholic Cathedral is located on the central square of the Venetian castle. It has been built in a baroque architectural way. The church is richly decorated with a naxian marble floor and some beautiful icons.
- The Orthodox Cathedral is situated in the north side of the town. It was built around 1787 and is dedicated to Zoodochos Pigi. The church’s interior is richly decorated with some fine wall-paintings.
Church of Panagia Drossiani
The Church of Panagia Drossiani is one of the oldest churches of the island and it is still officiating today.
It has been built between the 6th and 7th century..
The church is located near a little village called Moni, in the area of Tragea.
It is an Early Christian church known for its rounds shapes and its dome.
The interior of the church is decorated with wall paintings.