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The Holy Monastery of Agios Ioannis Theologos

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

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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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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Efpalinio tunnel

INTRODUCTION:  Samos, Polycratis, Efpalinos, 6th century B.C. Approximately 2,500 years ago, during the 2nd half of the 6th century B.C., the island of Samos was governed by the notorious Tyrant Polycratis.  Samos was a distinguished naval power and thus experienced great economic and political prosperity. Polycratis commissioned unique technical works, …

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Samos, Ikaria, Fourni: A real great sense!

Do you dream about sky-blue beaches, flirting with the sun, drinking and dancing till the morning in sea-side bars , romantic sunsets, walks in golden beaches and traditional taverns by the sea ? All that and even more, you can and will find where else but in Greek islands such …

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Hello Samos friends!

Welcome to Samos official page!

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