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Monastery of Panagia Spiliani

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Just stopped by!

We walked from our hotel on the way back to catch our ferry and decided to stop here, and I'm glad... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Dwayne P
via mobile
Most was closed to the public, interesting underground chapel

I know this is a working monastery, but it would have been interesting to see a bit more of... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Fiona1110
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Newcastle, Australia
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Pythagorion, Greece
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"holy water"
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We walked from our hotel on the way back to catch our ferry and decided to stop here, and I'm glad we did. Is a beautiful little Monastery on the hill overlooking the port.

2  Thank Dwayne P
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I know this is a working monastery, but it would have been interesting to see a bit more of it.There were a lot of local people there when we were there, so I think it must have important meaning to them. There is an interesting...More

2  Thank Fiona1110
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Worth a visit, and the uphill hike,if you are in the Pythagorion area, very unusual and interesting church in the cave. Outside you can take in the amazing views across the island

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Visited here after the Eupalinos Tunnel -see separate review. One of the quirky things about Greece is their love of a Church in a Cave. Drive up from the Tunnel and park, and then come and look around the charming churches above and below ground....More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Our coach tour took us here. What a treasure isolated in the hills away from everywhere. We filled our water bottles from their spring in the courtyard before entering the church. What a sight! What lighting! And what a piece of carving at the rear...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

There is a little church inside the cave worth visiting and the view is breathatking .Worth a visit.

1  Thank anna m
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The most "famous" monastery of the island. Well known, because the location of the ancient church is deeper, below the surface of the earth, cave like and intriguing, waiting to be discovered. The view from there is also breathtaking.

1  Thank Athena_Rossi
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We hiked up to the monastery in time to watch the sun set behind the ridge. This is a beautiful setting. There is something very tranquil about this place.

Thank lmvonk
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The monastery is easily accessible from the town even by food . It is small but full with great history. From the yard you can take amazing photos

Thank Martin K
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We came to the monestery by car, we were not sure if we can make it by foot form Potokaki beach. The view from the hill is awsome, it is very peacefull place.

Thank Ajrin_Adler
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