In Mahmutlar soon will be built an Orthodox church in honor of the Virgin Pisidia’s Icon, the official name of the project “the Cultural Center of the Association of st.George Orthodox Church in Alanya. ” This is the first new Greek Orthodox church in Antalya in the history which was built in modern times and will be regularly held Orthodox prays.
Every year, the number of Orthodox residents in Alanya grow, especially in Mahmutlar, that’s why the place for the construction of the church was chosen in Mahmutlar. Construction of the church began in the early summer, the roof is being built, is almost finished.
This is very important when the Orthodox residents can pray especially in another country, where the number of Orthodox churches is limited. The opening of the church is planned in some months, will be there priests from the Greek Orthodox Church.