Orthodox Churches for your Santorini Wedding
Once you choose Santorini for your Orthodox Wedding in Greece, you may want to know all your church choices. Greece is one of the countries where Orthodox culture has begun. Orthodox churches have been built all over Greece and Santorini is a great sample of this history. There are many churches where you can hold your Santorini Orthodox Wedding Ceremony. It is a fact that there are over 600 churches in Santorini, built since 1956. Fifty of these churches are dedicated in the Mother of God. In collaboration with your wedding planner in Greece, you will be able to choose the perfect church for your wedding. Here, you will find a list of the most important Orthodox churches and monasteries in Santorini, for your perfect Wedding in Greece.
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral.
Build in the center of the island, Metropolis is the most well known church in Santorini. You can enjoy an incredible view of the volcano and Caldera. If you choose to perform your Orthodox Wedding there, you will have amazing wedding photos without any extra effort. Just the phenomenal landscape.
• Santa Irini Chapel.
Santa Irini is built since 12th century. It is said that the name Santorini has its origins in these two words, Santa Irini. Try to say these words fast and you will understand. This church is located in Perissa and has a great view to the Caldera. The church’s yard is also available for your wedding. Check here a wedding in Santa Irini Santorini
• Panagia Katefiani
Panagia Katefiani church is located at Perissa. This tiny yet beautiful chapel is built literally on a rock and it is dedicated to the Virgin Mother. The high altitude helps the incredible view to the Aegean Sea, become more and more amazing and dazzle you and your loved one.
• Panagia Episkopi Church.
This old church was built in the 11th century. It is one of the oldest chapels in Santorini. The view from Panagia Episkopi might be confined but the beauty of this monument will captivate you. If you seek for something different in Santorini, Panagia Episkopi Church will be ideal for your Orthodox Wedding.
• Agios Nikolaos Monastery
This monastery has been built in 1674. It is located at Firostefani. Agios Nikolaos is considered to be the protector of sailors. This historical place is worthy of your visit.
• Monastery of Prophet Elias.
This monastery is considered as one of the most important sights in Santorini. It is located in Pyrgos village and houses two museums, the folklore and the religious one.
Keep in mind that you may not have the permission to hold wedding ceremonies in monasteries.