Church of Saint Dimitrios- Evaggelistria, Faraklata

The high steeple of this church is visible from afar! It reaches 42 meters in height and to reach the ringer on bells someone must climb 102 stairs! It is built in 1994 similar to the one that was destroyed during the earthquake of 1953. The central church was built in Faraklata in 1851 in Ionian style with ornate gates and thoughtful details . During the German occupation it was bombed and severely damaged , but restored on the basis of the original edifice. It is considered one of the largest churches across Kefalonia. Every year, on March 25th there is a big festival with participation from all over the island.

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