Metropolitan Church of the Transfiguration of the Jesus

The refugees, who were rehabilitated in allied shanties in the center of Kalamaria, were mostly Pontians from the area of ​​Kars and Kromni.


Church of Αgios Nikolaos (Saint Nikolaos) in Aretsou area

The parish of Agios Nikolaos was founded in 1926. During the    Military Occupation, the church suffered many damages from the German troops,


Church of Agios Ioannis (Saint John) in Katirli

When people first settled, they were so few, so Katirli was annexed to the parish of the Church of Kouri.


Church of Saint Charalampos and Argyris in Votsi

In July 2019, the Metropolitan Mr. Ioustinos and the Mayor I. Dardamanelis
laid the foundations of a new church in memory of Saints Charalambous and Argiris, in Alkyonos, next to the 4th Gymnasium.


Church of Holy Archangels in Kouri area

In the place where the church is built today, there was a shrine dedicated to the Taxiarches, whose image painting the refugees from Asia Minor had brought.


Church of Assumption Day in Small Emvolo area

The residents of the settlement of Mikro Emvolo went to church in the Holy Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior or in the “Monastiraki” that existed in their area. This was dedicated to the Dormition of the Virgin.


Church of Αgia Paraskevi (Saint Paraskevi) in Nea Krini area

Agia Paraskevi was the patron saint of the settlement of Cesme (Turkish Fountain) in the province of Smyrna.  More…Ιερός-Ναός-Αγίου-Ιωάννου-Προδρόμου-στον-Συνοικισμό-Αγίου-Ιωάννη-min-640x480.jpg

Church of Agios Ioannis (Saint John) in Agios Ioannis area

Since the mid-1960s, residents of Agios Ioannis have been active through the Association of Employees of the Settlement of Nea Krini “Agios Ioannis”.


Church of Αgios Pavlos (Saint Pavlos) in Nea Krini area

It was founded on a plot of workers’ housing at the junction of Polyviou and Agnostos Stratiotos streets on February 22, 1981.


Church of Assumption Day in Foinikas area

The current church was founded in 1963 and completed in 1967. Until then, the religious and worship needs of the residents were served in the Holy Church of Agios Panteleimon in Votsis.


Church of Αgios Panteleimon (Saint Panteleimon) in Agios Panteleimon area

The first residents of the neighborhood went to church in the church of Agios Eleftherios in Depo which was built in 1926 and reconstructed in 1950.



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