An early Byzantine church dedicated to the John the Evangelist. It is considered to have been built between the 7th and the 9th century on the site of an ancient temple. The church is a Byzantine Vasiliki dome with a 3-aisled basilica, built in limestone.
It’s situated about one hour’s walk from Langada in the north part of Amorgos in beautiful surroundings.
According to tradition, the church was built by a captain who made a promise to the saint to save his ship which was sailing in the dangerous sea area in the northeast region of Aegiali.