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The Monastery of the Holy Cross – Photos of the Monastery’s Impressive Buildings

μοναστήρια.Μονή Τιμίου Σταυρού. The Monastery of the Holy Cross

  We have recently visited the Monastery of the Holy Cross, which is located in the Mavratzei area, and we post a short introduction of its history along with many photos of this impressive structure. The Monastery of the Holy Cross is located near the old capital city of the …

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The Holy monastery of Panagia Spiliani

Spiliani Monastery

Monastery of Panagia Spiliani (Monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary) The Monastery of Panagia Spiliani is built inside a cave, few miles northwest of Pythagorion. It is actually a cave-pit (or a cave church). The dimensions of the pit are: 120 x 36 meters, while its depth is 8,5 meters. …

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The Holy Monastery of Kimiseos Theotokou of Marathokambos

Kimisis Theotokou Marathokampos

The Monastery of Koimiseos tis Theotokou Marathokabou (The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin) is located in the outskirts of Marathokambos and it was established in 1887. Is a small nunnery Monastery, dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. Its origin, however, date back to the first decades of the …

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The Holy Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi of Kakoperato

The Holy Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi of Kakoperato

The Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi of Kakoperato is a small Monastery dependency, located within a secluded ravine, full of plane trees, pine trees and bushes. To the west you can see the steep peaks of Mountain Kerketeas. The Monastery dependency is located southwest of Kosmadeoi village at an altitude of …

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The Holy Monastery of Timios Stavros

Monastery of Timios Stavros

The Monastery of Timios Stavros (Holy Cross) was founded in 1592 by the monk Nile the Latrinos, one of the two founders of the Monastery of Megalis Panagias, when Ecumenical Patriarch was Jeremiah II (1530-1595). The impressive and majestic Catholic of the Monastery, passing through various phases of existence, finally …

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The Holy Monastery of Profitis Ilias

Monastery of Profitis Ilias

The Holy Monastery of Profitis Ilias, which is situated in a beautiful location o­n the North-eastern side of the island, near Karlovassi, was established by the monks Theofilos and Gregorios of the New Monastery of Chios. Its construction began in 1739. The architecture of the Church is that of a basilica …

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The Holy Monastery of Agia Zoni

Ιερά Μονή Αγίας Ζώνης

Monastery of Agia Zoni (Monastery of Holy Belt) The Monastery of Agia Zoni is located in the idyllic green valley of Vlamari, in the eastern side of Samos. The Monastery was selected, in 1695, by the monk Meletios, to erect, with the assistance of the locals, the Monastery of Agia …

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The Holy Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi

Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi

The Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi (or Ailiotissas) dominates the eastern part of Samos. It is located on the Rabaidoni Mountain (at an altitude of 400 meters) in Prassos cape, hence oversees Samos Strait and faces the ancient cities of Mycale and Ephesus located in the opposite Asian Minor coast (Turkey). …

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The Holy Monastery of Agios Ioannis Theologos

Agios Ioannis Theologos Monastery

The Monastery of Agios Ioannis Theologos of Palaio Karlovasi is located in a beautiful location, close to Palaio Karlovassi. It was established in 1823. The Church inside the monastery is small, but devout and prim. The old icon of Jesus Christ, kept in the Church, is of great cultural value, …

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The Holy Monastery of Agia Triada

Agia Triada Monastery

The Monastery of Agias Triadas (Holy Trinity) or New Zoodochos Pigi is located in the Katrafili area, in the vicinity of Mitilinioi town. It was founded, in the place of the old Church of Agias Triadas, in 1824 by monk Neophytos, who was a monk in the Monastery of Zoodochos …

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