Churches & Chappels – the value of tradition and faith
The Christian heritage and tradition of Samos constitute important chapters in the life of the island throughout the years. The Praxes of the Apostles mention that Samos was greatly blessed by the visit of Apostle Paul, whereas the local tradition mentions that Apostle John the Theologist also passed from Samos. This heritage can be seen nowadays in the beautiful small churches, which are scattered in every corner of the island, in the churches that adorn the villages and in the fascinating. The most characteristic ones are presented below, according to the map and always counter-clockwise.