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Great views!

We went here on a sunday, we were surprised they don't charge an entrance fee on sunday! The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fatalpink
via mobile
Peacocks!

The monastery itself is not too impressive - it is small and not distinguished by any exceptional... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IrenaAneri
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
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All reviews large cross winding road small church souvenir shop small snack bar fantastic views small entrance fee bell tower both sides beautiful site rhodes airport per adult nice walk worth a visit roaming peacocks tree lined avenue turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a sunday, we were surprised they don't charge an entrance fee on sunday! The peacocks are everywhere on the grounds and made the visit even more fairlytaley. The monastery itself wasn't that impressive to me, but the views were absolutely stunning.

Thank Fatalpink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monastery itself is not too impressive - it is small and not distinguished by any exceptional works of art but the main thing here is the peacocks. There are hundreds of them and they wander freely around here. The view from the hilltop is...More

Thank IrenaAneri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best view on the island. This place is really interesting. As well as the cross, the walk out to it has monuments to the twelve stations of the cross to stop and read (unfortunately in Latin). But you are also walking amongst wild...More

Thank Jacqueline W
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Came here for just half an hour whilst on a trip to Valley of Butterflies but wish we had longer. Very grateful for a bus journey to the top, the vista was breathtaking, after a very long winding road we reached the top and were...More

1  Thank Jo A
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Worth a visit. A local bus goes up/down but not very often. Or go by taxi. Kiosk at top in car park can order you taxi don but as from 2018 there is an extra 3Euro charge. Popular place for Greek marriages plus foreigners can...More

Thank rhodesholidays
Reviewed 29 August 2018

When leaving the airport the first spot noticed in Rhodes is large cross on the hill nearby that is visible a long way around. The Filerimos Monastery is also located on this hill. The monastery can be easily reached with a car or bus and...More

Thank viaUAA
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It doesn't take long to drive up to here from the main coast road and it's worth it. Shady with roaming peacocks. Take the stroll along to the look out point for fantastic views and great for watching the aeroplanes land on the runway at...More

Thank Lisey L
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Bizantine chapel filed with light and divine.nicely preserved ortodox church with 30 peacock birds roam around forest , plenty of parking space, coffe shop and icon suvenire store

1  Thank Druidofwicklow E
Reviewed 7 August 2018

we expected more, having to pay 6 euro to see a building covered in scaffolding and all other doors locked and in accessible we were disappointed that we made the effort to climb up the mountain and see this Monastery. Sadly there wasn't much else...More

Thank helendaz33
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Filerimos hill is the highest hill in Rhodes with great views and hidden down the back a closed Byzantine fort. Peacocks strut their stuff in the park. The monastery is of passing interest.

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