Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Churches and Monasteries

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Porta Panagia church in Pili

Opposite of village Pili in MT Koziakas in the prefecture of Trikala and crossing the bridge we are in the old settlement of Porta Panagia where the temple of Porta Panagia is located. It is...

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Church of Exaltation of the Holy Cross

After a scenic route alongside the Aspropotamos River and in the woods of southern Pindos Mountain, the monastery of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is located at an altitude of 1150 meters. It’s between...

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Monasteries of Meteora

The famous monasteries of Meteora are built at the tops of the rocks, and they constitute the largest monastic state of Greece, after Mount Athos. Since 1988 Meteora is included in the list of Unesco...

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Monasteries in Karditsa

Monastery Vlasiou ArgitheasThis monastery is located on a slope of mountain Karava of Agrafa, near the village Vlasi. It was built in the early 17th century, an information that derives from various theological documents, initially...

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Churches and Monasteries in Skopelos

Monastery of Eyagelistria The monastery of Evangelistria is at the mountain Palouki. The legend says that a wealthy lord named Stefanos Dapontes lived in Skopelos. The monastery was built in 1712, in temple we can...

Monasteries in Pelion

Monastery of St. LayrentiosFounded by St. Layrentios who was a monk on Mount Athos in 1378. Has nice ledger with interesting images. Monastery Sourvias in MakrynitsaHistory and abandoned monastery built in 1627, known from the...

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Churches and Monasteries in Alonissos

Monastery of Kyra Panagia AlonissosThe Holy Monastery located in islet Kyra Panagia in the marine park Alonissos 3.5 nautical miles north of Alonissos and connections is by boat. The monastery is dedicated to the Nativity...

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