Things to see and do - Kastoriá
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Kastoriá Travel guide
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Kastoriá lies on the neck of a peninsula jutting out into the picturesque waters of a lake. The charm of the old houses and numerous Byzantine churches has not been overwhelmed by its modern buildings. The churches - some are tiny - which are beautifully decorated with frescoes and sculptures were built by rich local families or by officials exiled from Constantinople to Kastoriá, a town which has prided itself for 500 to 600 years on being a fur trade centre.
Tourist attractions Kastoriá : Things to see and do
This tiny church, Panagia Koubelidiki (11C), with a tall dome, stands incongruously in the middle of a car park. All brick and stone, and with a cross-plan layout, it has fine 15C frescoes beneath its porch. But the treasure is inside: a magnificent ..
High above the lake, Agii Anargiri, one of the largest churches in Kastoria, was probably built in the 10C. It is dedicated to the physicians who treated people ''for no fee'' (anargiri), most often Cosmas and Damian. The anargiri saints are portraye..
Agios Stefanos (St Stephen's Church) was built in the 9C (the closed porch that surrounds it on two sides dates from the 16C). It is thought to have been an episcopal church on the evidence of the throne base in the apse. The vaulting of the lofty na..
Grammou 10 GR - 52100 Kastoria
Prix Prices from : 40 €
Anesis Hotel is centrally located in Kastoria offering easy access to the city’s many museums and Byzantine churches. The hotel offers guests a 24-hour front desk. At the hotel’s beautifully decorated guestrooms guests can find all modern comforts i..
Agiou Athanasiou 12 GR - 52100 Kastoria
Prix Prices from : 41 €
Centrally located in Kastoria within a minute walk from the lake, Europa Hotel offers a restaurant and fitness centre. It features a hot tub and modern-style rooms with free Wi-Fi. Featuring earthy colours, wooden flooring and draped curtains, all r..
11th November 52 GR - 52100 Kastoria
Located at the start of the North Coast and a few minutes walk from the town hall, this hotel is ideally located for sightseeing. Its rooms feature a private balcony and parquet floors, and they are all equipped with orthopaedic mattresses. Other fa..