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It is strange to have army plane in the monastery.

It is place more for religious people, than for tourist, but I can recomment it. It is nice place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Medazz
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Bratislava, Slovakia
Beautiful town on Lesbos

We made a walking tour to the castle of Mytiliny the view on the castle was great, we did not go in... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Emmy W
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is place more for religious people, than for tourist, but I can recomment it. It is nice place on the way to the other tourist attraction.

Thank Medazz
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We made a walking tour to the castle of Mytiliny the view on the castle was great, we did not go in but heard that is oke to. The walk to the castle and from it to the habour is very nice. The cafe's and...More

Thank Emmy W
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Amazing experience. You can see all this beauty and feel so hummble there. What an experience to watch people all over the world there!

2  Thank kikaBGR
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This lovely monastery in Montamados, on the eastern shore of the island, is one of the most revered in Lesvos. It is the Monastery of "The Commander" Archangel Michael, who is known in Lesvos as Taxiarches, (the Archangel) and the Patron Saint of the island....More

1  Thank Helz48
Reviewed 2 July 2018

its a very nice place to visit you believe or not its very old church and so nice if you believe its much more better

1  Thank jordromani
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Definetly a place to visit. Very interesting . A very quiet peaceful place . Do some research before you go as the jet plane outside is very unusual but makes sense when you know why it is there ! Definetly stop and have a drink...More

Thank abc627
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Have been lucky to visit the island in time of this orthodox festival, and my hosts suggested to go there. Many of participants (several hundreds / thousands altogether? many with animals like horses, cows, sheep) walked many kilometers to the mountain village Madamados / to...More

Thank kmarko
Reviewed 22 April 2017

nice religious place, respectful, need to know a bit of the story to really get the most out of a short visit 20mins is enough

1  Thank frenchconnection01
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The holiest place on the island- quite far from the island capital - it takes about an hour by car to get there- there is - of course -regular bus service- as soon you get there you will come to realise the spiritual aspect of...More

Thank Apostolidou G
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The place is a typical Byzantine monastery with a fortress-like architecture. Very beautiful and peaceful environment in and around it. The cafe in the entrance is nothing special, but it is ok for some rest, cafe and traditional snacks ( loukoumades). Must visit for religious...More

Thank Ntinalexis
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