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Monasteries of Samos: A video tour (in Greek)

Preface by His Eminence the Metropolitan of Samos, Mr. Eusebius (The texts and the photos are taken by the website of the Holy Metropolis of Samos)  Samos Island, peaceful and Evander by nature, offered the most appropriate sites, the most imposing locations, and the most ideal conditions for the organization …

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The Holy Monastery of Megali Panagia

Monastery of Megali Panagia (Monastery of the Great Blessed Virgin Mary) The Monastery of Megali Panagia (or of the “five ospition”) is located in the middle of the southern part of Samos and it was founded in 1586 by the monks Nile and Dionysius (both had become monks on Mount …

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The Holy Monastery of Panagia Vrontiani

The Monastery of Panagias Vrontianis (or Kokkarianis), is located at an altitude of 458 meters, in the middle of the northern side of the island, near the village Vourliotes. It was rebuilt in 1566 on the ruins of an older Monastery dedicated to the Birth of the Virgin Mary, by …

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