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Celebrating Holy Friday at Pyrgos Village in Santorini

Greek Easter is one week after the Catholic Easter. The best place to be on a Holy Friday in Santorini is Pyrgos village where there are hundreds candles all over the rooftops & terraces lighted up, creating an evocative and thrilling picture and a unique atmosphere at the village of Pyrgos . If you wish to participate in the most impressive Holy Friday in Greece then in Pyrgos village in Santorini you will find a unique traditional celebration.


Unique atmosphere at the village of Pyrgos

On Good Friday’s night, after the deposition from the Cross begins the funeral procession of Jesus Christ at the alleys of village. It is at this point when hundreds of candles placed on the roofs and the walls of the Venetian castle are lighted up, creating an evocative and thrilling picture and a unique atmosphere at the village of Pyrgos. You can stand in the middle of the village or just look from a nearby spot, the spectacle of Holy Friday in Pyrgos, Santorini is a one of kind celebration.

We would suggest you visit Pyrgos Restaurants on that day as it is the perfect spot for visitors to view and experience this deeply emotional and unique event and test traditional Easter dishes. Pyrgos Restaurants and generally Santorini Restaurants during Easter prepares a special menu for the Good Friday and Easter visitors. In Greece Easter menu is full of festive tastes that will bring you even closer to the Greek and local cuisine and the celebration of Easter .

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