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Address: Hora, 855 00, Greece

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Wonderful sunset view

The chapel is at the highest altitude of Patmos island. The view is stunning and you can enjoy beautiful sunset scene. Just take a jacket with you because it can be windy and cold.

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Katerina S
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

The chapel is at the highest altitude of Patmos island. The view is stunning and you can enjoy beautiful sunset scene. Just take a jacket with you because it can be windy and cold.

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Thank Katerina S
Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Magnificent view a very nice place and a very nice Small church. You can see all nearby islands if the weather is clear and enjoy a spectacular view of Icacrian see

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Thank Kostas L
Patmos, Greece
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87 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Amazing view from this church, that can be reached by scooter, car or feet. Always remember that you're visiting a sacred place. So, even if it's not important for you, maybe it's important for the locals.

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Thank Marco C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

You can drive your car to this place but I would not go there by bike or motorbike because the 1km final road is extremely steep and narrow. But just the view is extremely rewarding all the same. It makes you wander away on silence...

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Thank Lode V
Skala, Greece
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56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

From the mountain of Profitis Ilias, you will get a view to Khora in one direction, Petra in another and the bay of Stavros with Diakofti beach in a third. You can also look down to the beautiful convent of the Annunciation or Evangelismos nunnery, worth a visit on its own. At sunset you will have a great view over... More 

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1 Thank Odd H
West Itchenor, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I am surprised to find this tiny Monastery on TripAdvisor. It has the most stunning views of the island of Patmos. It is the highest point of the island and it is also here where I scattered my daughters ashes last September. It is a very steep climb and quiet far. I would advice no one to attempt to walk... More 

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1 Thank Diana175
Athens, Greece
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Nice view on the backyard of the monastery. The whole island looks different from there. If you did all the other a visit is worthed

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rhodos greece
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Try to visit the Mount of Profitis Ilias on Patmos Island at the sunset ,when people are gathering to meditate / enjoy the stunning view of the whole island / ispired by the magical sunset. Even if the church is close this place worths a visit just for the extraordinary location & atmosphere....l!!!!

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3 Thank rhodos34
Milan, Italy
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73 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2012

If you can, just go eraly in the morning as soon as they open, as you can often find very big and noisy groups.

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Paris, France
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2012

The road up to the chapel can be intimidating, because it is very steep!!!At least if you are on a moped. I couldnt go into the chapel, since every time I went up there,it was closed.But the view is just breathtaking...you can see everything around you, the nearby islands. If you are in Patmos, it is a must see!!

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