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Stanley and Chrissy

We go here every year when we are on holiday in Skala. If you go late on an afternoon it is a lot... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
stanleychrissyd
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Quiet place, stuck in the past

This is a must see when in Lesvos. If you like religious tourism, then you must definitely visit... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
MariaTax
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Athens, Greece
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4th km. Kalloni - Eressos str., Kalloni, Greece
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This was part of a bus tour package for us otherwise we probably would not have visited it. Honestly, if you've never been to a monastery it might be interesting, but I found the grape arbor and the bird life in the little chapels to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We go here every year when we are on holiday in Skala. If you go late on an afternoon it is a lot more quiet

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stanleychrissyd
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

It's a cute monastery but what a disappointment to find out that ladies can not enter the church... 😕 It was quite a bummer to feel discriminate against... In the end it didn't matter because even though we were there on a Monday at 15h...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is a must see when in Lesvos. If you like religious tourism, then you must definitely visit this place and you will learn a lot. Anyone would be happy to inform you about its history but you can also buy a book from the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MariaTax
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a great place that you can feel the loneliness and calmness... It's location is quite easy so if you are gonna be around don't miss the chance to feel this. It also has a church on the yard (just for men) Do not...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

After visiting many places on the island this monastery is worth a visit. Good thing for men is that you can tease the women about what you saw inside the church, which is forbidden for women....

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RenevanBreda
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice monastery, definitely worth a visit....if you are a man. The central church and most beautiful area with amazing frescoes is prohibited for access to women since the 16th century...

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 404alessandrop
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A monastery worth visiting. It bears a history of centuries- the museum is a must and the area is spectacular! the route is easily accessible

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank apostolidougeorgia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Nicely situated monastery. The museum has a collection of interesting icons, artifacts and historical documents. The main church is beautifully decorated, but men only.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Michael A
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Located near Kalloni, this monastery is surrounded by many little chapels. These chapels are family chapels. Just in front of the monastery there is a bar taverna. Inside the monastery there is a museum, very nice (unfortunately it's not allowed to take fotos). The main...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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