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Pilgrimage to Panagia Tou Xarou in Lipsi island

Pilgrimage to Panagia Tou Xarou in Lipsi island

On August 23rd in the island of Lipsi a 25 minutes trip from Patmos with catamaran is held the celebration of Panagia Tou Xarou, Our Lady of the Underworld or of the death.

The holy miraculous icon is taken from the main church overlooking the port with the twin bell tower back to her church just around the hill.

The procession start in later afternoon.

Many pilgrims comes from near by islands including tourist.

Otherwise the church is usually open in the morning for private visits.


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