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Maherado

Maherado Zakynthos: The village of Maherado is the second largest village of Zakynthos with a population of about 1,000 inhabitants most of whom are engaged in agriculture and farming. The beautiful mountainous village is located 10 km south of Zakynthos Town. Its main attraction is the 14th century Church of Agia Mavra with its impressive Venetian belfry and collection of fine frescoes and icons. The church is famous for housing the miraculous icon of Agia Mavra which is surrounded by various offerings among which is the valuable and beautiful jewel of Queen Olga. At the centre of the village is the dominating sight of Agios Nikoloas Church. Nearby is the Monastery of Yperagathou.