The Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Vlachernon located in the beautiful suburb of Garitsa in the southern part of Corfu town . Belongs to the Bishopric of Corfu, Paxos and Diapontion Islands , whose Bishop is the Most Reverend Metropolitan of Corfu, Paxos and Diapontion Islands Mr. Nektarios . Our Parish is bordered by Garitsa Trinity Parish , the Parish of Three Saints Martyrs windmills, the Ascension Parish area Ascension - rule and the Parish of St. Apollodorou region Pangrateika .
The parish church of the Blessed Virgin Vlachernon built before the mid-18th century , next to the smaller but much older post-Byzantine church of St. Nicholas of Strangers . Celebrated on July 2 , the day of the feast of the Deposit of Honest gown Theotokos in Vlachernais . The Church of St. Nicholas of Foreign celebrates the day of Saint Nicholas on December 6 and the day of the feast of the Transfiguration on August 6 .
Every Easter from here starts the epitaph Epitaph Church Theotokos Vlachernon ( Garitsa ) the M. Friday at 19:30 this evening
The men's monastery of "Panagia Paleokastritsa" in Corfu was established in 1225, although the building seen today is of the Ottoman era.