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A fascinating monastery in a stunning location

The monastery is beautiful, with a very serene feeling. The icons inside are exceptional, and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Llynrimsa
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Ottawa, Canada
A romantic beach

The church is marvelous and the beach nearby is quite and peaceful. There are no sun beds so you... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Gadi L
via mobile
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This majestic medieval monastery draws thousands of visitors a year.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The monastery is beautiful, with a very serene feeling. The icons inside are exceptional, and the stories behind them are fascinating. I particularly liked the story of the split in the rock leading to the monastery. I wish I had had the time to swim...More

Thank Llynrimsa
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The church is marvelous and the beach nearby is quite and peaceful. There are no sun beds so you need to bring blankets or something similar

Thank Gadi L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Must see in Sifnos. Great scenery especially during sunset. Ask for monastery history. Easy access by car. Can even swim among the rocks.

Thank Despina-Kleanthi
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We walked from the path started from Faros and we arrived to Chrissopigi. Amazing small church with stunning view

Thank tiny_fairy15
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The monastary sits on a rock surrounded by the aegean sea. Very pictoresque. Get there before eleven then there won't be that many tourists. The visit takes about 30 minutes so you should combine it with a swim at the apokoftes beach which is a...More

Thank DamTom
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

It's a bit of an effort to get here and it was windy on the day we came but the swimming was worth it. Walk through the monastery and on the left hand side the sea is choppy and it is windy. However on the...More

Thank mattylars
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This was first on my list to see on the island of Sifnos. On my way back from Platis Yialos, I was going to drive to Faros and walk to the church. However, I saw a sign just outside of Platis Yialos indicating the road...More

2  Thank Marinos P
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Beautiful white church on rocky outcrop. Short walk along a coastal path from Faros- around 15 mins in total (No need to drive!), with great views! Great to do on an evening stroll. Also there's an amazing restaurant in the bay next to Chrissopigi, 'Giorgos...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Well worth the effort ask bus driver to drop you on main road then walk down to the Panagia,not to difficult when you complete your visit take the coastal path walk to Faros enjoy the scenery this is a must do on Sifns

Thank Stan B
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in sifnos. Great monastery. Crystal clear waters. Perfect beach. A little bit hard to approach but the path from faros is an enjoyable trail with great view. Overall? Stunning!!!

Thank Saint1925
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