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Agios Dionisios (St.Denis) Church, Zakynthos Town

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Agios Dionisios (St.Denis) Church stands as a church dedicated to the patron saint of the island. Agios Dionisios, or Saint Denis, was an aristocrat from 16th century who gave away all his wealth and became a priest. See the relics of Agios Dionisios, which stand today in a silver casket that is sometimes open for public to see. You can see the artwork in the church museum done by several famous Greek painters, as well. See Agios Dionisios (St.Denis) Church and all Zakynthos Town has to offer by arranging your trip with our Zakynthos Town tourist route planner.
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  • Beautifully decorated church. No pics allowed. Serene and lovely to spend a few moments. We also lit a candle for donation to poor.  more »
  • This church is stunning with amazing paintings all over the ceiling. There is gold and silver throughout the building making it one of the most impressive places of worship I've seen. The silver coffi...  more »
  • This is a beautiful church not to be missed if you are in the town of Zakynthos. The interior is filled with paintings that stretches all the way up to the top! Very intricate and detailed altar and i...  more »
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  • The most sacred place in the island, with frescoes depicts the life of saint Dionysos and also the sarcophagus of the saint Dionysos situated in the right corner.
  • Impressive building and interior. There is a short ceremony inside in which you can see a whole dead body through a glass coffin.
  • Nice place
  • One of the few buildings to withstand the great quake.
  • Big interesting building
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