Other churches worth visiting
The orthodox cathedral of Mitropoli (Panagia Ypapanti, nameday on the 2nd of February), which has beautiful wallpantings painted by the local painter Christoforos Asimis and was rebuilt after the large earthquake of 1956. It is located in Fira and on the edge of the caldera, offering magnificent view.
The monastery of Profitis Ilias (male monastery), located on the top of the mountain in Pyrgos, is an other significant sight of the island. It was built in the beginning of the 18th century and here you will see the beautiful carved wooden temple and impressive exhibits in the church's museum.
The monastery of Agios Nikolaos (female nuns), located between the villages of Firostefani and Imerovigli.
The church of Panagias Akathistou in the main square of Oia.
The holy church of Timios Stavros in Perissa, the biggest church of Santorini. It was built in the 19th century above the old basilica of Saint Irini.
The holy church of Panagia ton Eisodion (Virgin Mary) in Megalochori with carved wooden temple and russian icons.
And many more, such as Panagia Malteza in Imerovigli, Saint Epifanios in Akrotiri, Saints Anargyroi in Megalochori, Saints Eftapedes (7 children) in Oia (located in a cave on the base of the Caldera), Panagia tou Kalou (Virgin Mary of good) in Kouloumpo and more, that reach a number of 300 that adorn the island.