Agia Marina Church in Kissos, Pelion
Pelion Churches & Monasteries - Discover the rich history of Pelion through a visit to the charming village of Kissos. Legend has it that Rigas Fereos, a renowned teacher, once taught at its school. Located at the heart of the village square, the Agia Marina Church stands as a testament to the area's architectural heritage. Built in 1650, during the Turkish occupation of Greece, this stunning church also served as a secret school. Today, its impressive size and prime location signify that it was likely built with the Turks' permission. Don't miss the chance to see the intricately carved screen inside. Kissos is also home to a silver mine, adding to its allure as a must-visit destination in Pelion.