Churches in Zagorochoria
In the heart of the Vikos-Aoos National Park that surrounds Zagoria, there is a beautiful monastery, particularly popular among trekkers. This is the monastery of Agia Paraskevi and dates back to the 15th century. The location commands an amazing view over the gorge.
Taxiarchon Church is spotted on the central square of Mikro Papigo. It is the only church of the village and it has been declared as preservable monument by the Ministry of Culture. From testimonies and texts it is evident that this church used to be a monastery.
The Monastery of Panagia Spiliotissa is spotted between Aristi and Papigo villages. It was constructed in the 16th century and stands out for its traditional architecture. The Monastery of Panagia Spiliotissa is dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin.
The church of Agios Vlassios is located on the central square of Papigo village. It distinguishes for its traditional architecture. This stone built church was constructed in 1852 and has a lovely bell tower.