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“virgin mary”(6 reviews)
“walk up”(2 reviews)
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Kato Zachlorou, Kalavrita, Greece
+30 2692 022401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived at Spileo Monastery the job has just begun. We didn't know about the impressive wondrous icon or about the cave from the monastery where it had been found. All I can tell it is that worths to spend here some special and...More

Thank 4-MIND
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting monastery build on mountains rock. Inside, nice icons and paintures. A place that must be visited in a trip to Kalavrita

Thank Alin M
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We arrived here after eating lunch in Kalavryta. Our driver had called ahead to find out when it was open and it was. We entered without our driver as is the law in Greece. We were the only ones in the monastery for awhile and...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

It seems to be glued onto the cliff. I was disappointed that it was closed (and could not find opening times online) but still worth the drive up. You would need to be in good shape to walk up from the station.

Thank ianpresnell
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful selection of preserved artwork, crosses, outfits and religious items. Make sure to visit the chapel and the museum, but the sacred cave with the holy spring is amazing.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Worth a visit for half an hour or so - an incredible building & imposing yet very peaceful. Its about 15 minutes drive out of Kalavryta & good to visit after visiting the railway. We wandered in & were greeted by a monk who gestured...More

Thank Ducatibabe
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Mega Spileo is an incredible place indeed. Just about 10 kms from the town of Kalavryta it rises from the sheer rock cliff like a huge giant. It is a testament to human determination. It is so hard to believe people were able to build...More

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Well worth the visit. Best accessed by car. We had a very helpful monk who gave us a tour and a history of the monastery and the surrounding region.

Thank OzTraveller71
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Worth the short trip from town, situated high on a cliff, a visit to the trasures of the monastery is recommended

Thank Keren Y
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Many visits to it as I like the view. The history of the monastery is interesting too. It was built in caves of the rock, and someone from the monastery can tell the history of it. You can reach near to it by car, but...More

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Response from Alin M | Reviewed this property |
Is open every day, I know. Close is just between 13.00 o clock and 14.00 o clock.