Located in the mountainous village of Lefkes, the Church of Agia Triada is a Byzantine temple of unique architectural importance.
Dedicated to the Holy Trinity, the church is the second largest on the island and was originally established on the previous location of three smaller ones (Agia Anna, Analipsi and Agios Georgios).
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The construction operations began in 1830 and were completed in 1835. The impressive church belongs to the basilica type, with a three-aisle pattern, including skillfully fashioned arches. The bell towers, on the left and the right side accordingly are delightful examples of architectural mastery, while the main building material used is the renowned semi-transparent marble of Paros, known as “Lychnitis”.
The interior is elaborated with frescoes that suggest artistic work of superior technique and talent, while there is an outstanding ceramic representation of the Holy Trinity crafted by the emblematic Virginia Kydonieo. Nowadays, the Church of Agia Triada is classified as a monument of special cultural significance by the Greek Ministry of Culture and definitely worths the visit.
How to get there
The Church of Agia Triada is located in Lefkes village.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 4540 556, 0030 694 4668 331, 0030 699 9450 800 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car with as little as 14 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover the Church of Agia Triada and many other places of interest at their own pace.
Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at the main port of Paros (Parikia). There are several buses from Parikia to Lefkes during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.