Panagia Platsani Church Overview

Panagia Platsani Church is a popular and impressive church in Oia village. It features a white building constructed on a square plan and five domes with the largest one painted blue in color. The front side of the church is embellished with arched windows and six bell towers in the shape of a pyramid. You will be astonished to witness the glided mosaic above the front door of the church.

This is the most popular church in Oia and is located centrally in the main square region. The architectural marvel of this church may behold your sight with its brilliant domes and bell tower.

The church draws its name and significance from ancient stories, which is why it is one of the popular places to visit in Santorini.

Location: Santorini 847 00, Greece


-    Icon of the mother of god and frescoes are worth watching

-    Easily accessible by public transport


• Adore the beautiful and captivating Church of Panagia Platsani in the city center of Santorini, which is one of the best places to visit in Santorini.
• Admire the square plan of the white building of the church and the five domes with the largest one painted blue in color.
• Listen to the popular legend of the icon of Mother Mary being brought from the sea by a fisherman, which later was found on the wall of the Castle in Oia.
• Learn more about the dedicated name of the church from the Standing Hymn of the Mother of God named Akathistos Theotokos.
• Witness the holy utensils donated by the sailors a richly carved wooden iconostasis, and frescoes made by local painters in the Panagia Platsani Church.
• Watch the mosaic embedded into the pavement of the church that resembles the anchor and three dolphins with an inscription.
• Try to visit the attraction during the Greek Easter to witness the glistening lanterns placed all around the church.

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