Agios Athanasios of Zygos

The Church of Agios Athanasios of Zygos is located in the eastern foothills of Zygos and the former entrance to the vivillage of Metsovo. It has frescoes from the famous Metsovite painter Stergios Papagiannis dating from 1743 to 1748, exquisite wood carvings by the sons of Stergios Vardakas dating from 1744, and excellent images of Christ and the Virgin Mary by the Metsovite painter Georgios Chrysoloras. According to the tradition, the temple was rebuilt entirely in 1818 with a firman of Ali Pasha. The current iconostasis is the work of Ioannis Gionis. The temple has two gold-embroidered epitaphs, silver and gold sacred objects, silver image frames and silver wedding crowns.