In the plain of Elassona and at a short distance from the town, we come to Tsaritsani that is famous for its greatness in the arts and letters. It reached its peak development in 1750 to 1830, when its residents became involved in red-cotton dying and silk farming.
The village is split down the middle by the Xairias stream and there is a bridge connecting its two parts. The large building, behind the statue of the teacher of the nation and benefactor of Tsaritsani, Konstantinos Oikonomou Ex’ Oikonomon, is the Oikonomios School that was built in 1910 on the ruins of his home.

Church of Agios Nikolaos | Tsaritsani

The church of Agios Nikolaos at Tsaritsani was built in the 16th century. Internally, the church is covered in rare murals. Particularly noteworthy is the ‘zodiac’P, the ‘time of year’, and the ‘root of Jesse’, a huge composition that is 5.5m long and includes ninety figures, amongst which twelve full-size wise men from Antiquity.

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