Saint Lydia's Baptistery, Philippi

#6 of 10 in Historic Sites in Kavala Region
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  • Hit almost accidentally-just passed by. Left solely to ogle, knowing nothing about this Chapel. Architecture is not particularly notable, but very impressive painting-vivid authentic place.
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  • I visited the Church in the context of a Christening ... calls without another to periigitheis in space and feel a AWE! must visit for foreigners and tourists!
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  • We came here on a Footsteps of Paul trip. The chapel of Lydia was absolutely spectacular, with amazing colorful paintings around the ceiling telling the story of Paul, Lydia and Philippi. The colors a...  more »
  • Super cool place. Unbelivable that is real.
  • This is a beautiful and very historical/biblical place to visit. It is quiet lovely.
  • Baptistery in the village of Lydia used only for baptisms . Legends in the creek beside her St. Paul baptized the first Christians in Europe.
  • Tradition has it that this is where Paul's first European convert, Lydia was baptised (Acts 16:14,15)
  • Beautiful church and site! Don't miss it!

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