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Record ID CRID:27
Type of record Single Monument
Date of record 15-11-2012
Registrar Natasa Michailidou
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Monument type Immovable Monument
Monument Code CHURCH0015
Monument Name Holy Church of the Nativity of the Virgin in Lefkimi
Related Institution Holy Diocese of Alexandroupolis, Traianopolis and Samothrace
Location Name Lefkimi in Evros
Date of construction
1902 AD
Short Description Lefkimi, a picturesque lordly village, surrounded by the beauties of nature, is situated on the edge of the protected forest of Lefkimi - Dadia – Soufli, at the center of the Evros prefecture and has as its trademark one of the most beautiful churches of the area.
The construction of the holy church of the Nativity of the Virgin started at around 1900. The first inauguration was on September 8th, 1902. It is a basilica church with remarkable architecture. The famous stone masters of Lefkimi gave the church a distinctive and beautiful countenance, kept intact and elaborate until today.
Many great hagiographies of the early 20th century, by painters of Edirne and the entire region of Thrace, decorate the church, manifesting its bygone superiority.
On September 8th every year the church celebrates the Nativity of the Virgin with many festive events.




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Monument Name Holy Church of the Nativity of the Virgin in Lefkimi
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Related Institution Holy Diocese of Alexandroupolis, Traianopolis and Samothrace




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Location Name Lefkimi in Evros
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Short Description
Short Description Lefkimi, a picturesque lordly village, surrounded by the beauties of nature, is situated on the edge of the protected forest of Lefkimi - Dadia – Soufli, at the center of the Evros prefecture and has as its trademark one of the most beautiful churches of the area.
The construction of the holy church of the Nativity of the Virgin started at around 1900. The first inauguration was on September 8th, 1902. It is a basilica church with remarkable architecture. The famous stone masters of Lefkimi gave the church a distinctive and beautiful countenance, kept intact and elaborate until today.
Many great hagiographies of the early 20th century, by painters of Edirne and the entire region of Thrace, decorate the church, manifesting its bygone superiority.
On September 8th every year the church celebrates the Nativity of the Virgin with many festive events.




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Title Holy Church of the Nativity of the Virgin.
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Date of record 03-03-2000
Bibliography information Leukimi. Evros Agapis
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