Church of the Assumption

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The three-aisled basilica, Virgin Mary of the Psara residents, is chronologically the second church of Syros (1828-1829). At its exterior it has two courtyards with arcades, while the interior features exquisite decoration with figures of saints and rosettes, crosses and stars. The temple is marble and the dome, the pulpit and the throne is wooden, like the roof of the temple.

Here you will find the icon of the Virgin Mary, one of the first works by El Greco (El Greco). This image is in the church since the 19th century, but it was only twenty years ago that its authenticity was revealed, youthful work of the great painter.