Cemetery at St Nikolas Church
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全景摄影师 Billy Hepburn EXPERT 日期和时间 10:17, 04/08/2009 - Views loading...


Cemetery at St Nikolas Church

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The Byzantine Church of St Nikolas is situated in the village of Ano Gerakari.

This location has a fantastic view which spreads to the surrounding hills and the plain as far as the castle of Zakynthos.

The sleepy village of Ano Gerakari is still mostly untouched by tourism and is easily reached from the resorts of Alykes, Alikanas and Tsilivi.


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