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Stunning and wild view of the monastery when you are looking at it as it is right down and inside... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Athens, Greece
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Peaceful, sprititual, impressive

We went to Elona via the coastal road from Nafplion to Leonidio and then turned inland heading up... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
San Mateo, California
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Stunning and wild view of the monastery when you are looking at it as it is right down and inside the rock. From the monastery the view of the mountains around it is breathtaking. There is a parking lot outside.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

We went to Elona via the coastal road from Nafplion to Leonidio and then turned inland heading up into the mountains. The road is narrow with some hairpin turns. In the parking lot there were 2 stands selling local products including honey and olives. We...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful monastery build right inside the rock. The way towards the monastery through the greenery is breathtaking and there's even a path for mountain climbing or rock climbing. Bear in mind that it is an active monastery so there mind be a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Giota B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Honestly, having seen the incomparable monasteries at Meteora a few days before, this didn't have the same "wow" factor. It's still a worthwhile stop if you're traveling this road between say, Nafplio and Monemvasia. It's easy to access (by car), entrance is free, and you...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank gregsf11
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Very interesting monastery hidden in the mountains. It is worth a visit while in the area. The church at the end is small but beautiful inside.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Tomek86
Reviewed 12 January 2016

This emerging from the rocks Monastery (better to say Nunnery) has a history that dates back to 1300. However, the buildings you will see are constructed after 1809. It is situated on the 14th Km of the Road Kosmas-Leonidio and in order to reach it...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank ThanosFot
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