Ithaca Churches & Monasteries - Agios Nikolaos Church in Ithaca, Greece is situated a short distance from the port in Kioni, a charming and historic village in the north of the island. According to local lore, this impressive church was constructed in the 17th century by villagers to commemorate their defeat of marauding pirates. Despite enduring the devastating earthquakes of 1953 that destroyed the surrounding structures, the main temple of Agios Nikolaos Church endured unscathed.

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