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Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi

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We stopped here on quad's for a quick visit. Unfortanetly females are only permitted inside if... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Must visit this quiet place

It's If you have just one monastery to visit in Poros, that's the one. Keep in mind the visiting... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Algiers, Algeria
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Medieval monastery located on a mountain overlooking the surrounding countryside: features a spectacular lookout point as well as a collection of rare religious icons.
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped here on quad's for a quick visit. Unfortanetly females are only permitted inside if wearing a skirt or dress. So just my son and I popped in. There was a monk working in the courtyard and the church was closed up. We asked...More

Thank 17erich
Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's If you have just one monastery to visit in Poros, that's the one. Keep in mind the visiting hours and remember to dress correctly (both men and women) no shorts and sleeveless shirts.

Thank SidouSidahmed
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A beautiful church and monastery with excellent views and a nice cafe for quick coffee before returning to the beach! Well worth a visit

Thank Maria E
Reviewed 29 July 2016

It's a plain holy , quiet monastery with old Byzantine icons . There is an interesting icon of the Mother of God ,painted by the italian painter and doctor Raphael Tsecoli.The view from there to the sea is lovely !

Thank georgia064
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Visited in the morning, a very small church and monastery, found the whole area very cooling and peaceful, went in long-sleeved shirt and shorts and the lady's the same but still covered up with the shoals provided, great little history book available for 5 euros...More

Thank ClaytonsDSLB
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The monastery is well worth a visit. It is only a small place but there is an air of tranquilly about the place and even on a hot day you can sit in the shade of large tree in the centre and drink in the...More

Thank David_r1954
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The unique in this Monastry which I have not seen in other Greek monasteries is that it has a wonderful icon of mother Jesus painted from the famous Italian painter Ceccoli on 1838. His gaughter lived here for two years suffering from tuberculosis and when...More

Thank 267Suzie
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

The monastery is nice and in good shape, but it's small. The church is small in comparison to other churches in monasteries but the temple inside it is wooden and really impressive. Women have to wear long skirt to enter it. It has a great...More

Thank Christos F
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is a lovely monastery in the forest. It is worth a visit but please be dressed accordingly. It is a holy place.

2  Thank athena a
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We drove to this monastery which is about half an hour from Poros. The drive on a rather dangerous road is just fantastic through thickly wooded pine forests and the monastery is accessible only if you are dressed the way they demand. No shorts etc...More

Thank N S
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