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beautiful and well worth the trip

This pretty and well off the beaten track monastery is lovely and I'm so glad we visited. It is up... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Jmai
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London, United Kingdom
Ruby wedding holls

Have visited this place 4 years ago and again this time. Its beautiful and deeply cared for but... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Steve_M2905
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The place needs a lot of love and care to become great again. Yet it is worth the visit Nice inside church and stunning views from the bell tower!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

This pretty and well off the beaten track monastery is lovely and I'm so glad we visited. It is up very steep dirt tracks. A man greeted us when we arrived with a plate of loukoumi and we each took one then went to look...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Have visited this place 4 years ago and again this time. Its beautiful and deeply cared for but unfortunately its crumbling away. The road is a rough track and nearly washed away in places. The views are fantastic, and inside the churches, there are 5...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went up to this monastery twice over 2 weeks. Initially we went up on a quad bike but the nun was asleep and we had a quick look around and departed. However, on our second week we walked up, which took about an hour and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Croftonglazier
Reviewed 24 September 2016

we hired a car and came across this monastery what a gorgeous building, we were allowed in the church but were not allowed to take pictures, the monk made sure our camera was away, he was nice and showed is old relics from the building...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank mandy55dog
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Yes it's a very long and beautiful climb to this Monastery, and I should imagine the solitary nun is very nice too, our problem was that by the time we made it up there the bleeding place was shut, a list of opening times or...More

Date of experience: September 2016
6  Thank malcjane
Reviewed 25 August 2016

There is not a lot of cultural activities on this island. That being said, there are a lot of monasteries. Visit them to get a peek at traditional life on this island. This one is like steppping back in time.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have walked to this Monastery 3 times now - leaving from Skopelos town, taking the track marked 1, and then heading up to the Monastery. It's a good climb, but once there the views are spectacular, and the Exhibition of Historical artefacts is worth...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Pamela E
Reviewed 15 August 2016

A good uphill walk to the Monastery with fantastic views, greeted by the only Nun residing there who was friendly and offered us Turkish Delight and as we left gave us a bag of cucumbers,

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank issy507
Reviewed 8 August 2016

All of the monastaries are hard to reach. This was perhaps the easiest one. Very sweet nun who knew a little English greeted us. Small shop of souvenirs. Worth the excursion.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank solkatten
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