Polychrono church - Halkidiki, Greece
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Polychrono church - Halkidiki, Greece

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A church in the village of Polychrono on the Halkidiki peninsula in Greece.

The Greek christian church is an Orthodox church and as such the church buildings have specific appearance.

This church is a small one with a fountain in the yard as seen in the panorama.

Typical for Orthodox churches is the abundance of pictures of saints and the lack of statues.

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A: Polychrono city center, Chalkidiki (Halkidiki)

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The city (village) center of Polychrono. Polychrono is a town/village on the Kassandra peninsula in H...

Polychrono city center, Chalkidiki (Halkidiki)

B: Polychrono beach

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This is the nice beach of the village / small town of Polychrono.Polychrono is a popular tourist dest...

Polychrono beach

C: Polychrono beach street

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Street next to the beach of the town of Polychrono.Polychrono is a town/village on the Kassandra bran...

Polychrono beach street

D: Kryopigi center and bus stop. Halkidiki, Greece

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The village / town of Kryopigi on the Halkidiki peninsula in Greece.This is the main road that connec...

Kryopigi center and bus stop. Halkidiki, Greece

E: Halkidiki

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F: Kalithea beach

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Kalithea beach

G: Kalithea, garden overlooking the sea

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This is a terrace overlooking the beach of Kalithea.Kalithea is located on the Halkidiki peninsula in...

Kalithea, garden overlooking the sea

H: Kalithea city center and church

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Kalithea city center and church

I: Afitos center. Town hall and church

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Afitos center. Town hall and church

J: Afitos bus station

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Afitos bus station

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