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Church of Panayia Chrysokourdaliotissa, Kourdali

The Church of Panayia Chrysokourdaliotissa
A three-aisled church with a steep pitched roof and flat roof tiles. It was built in the 16th century as the chapel of a monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary and founded by deacon Ioannis Kourdalis, according to the foundation stone. The wall paintings are from the same period, with western influences.
The icon-stand is a beautiful example of 16th and 17th century woodcarving, with icons from this period. Excellent examples of wood carving make up the old church pews, dating to the 16th century.

Courtesy of the CTO

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