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Tag: Greek monastery

Monastery of Agios Nektarios in Aegina

Monastery of Agios Nektarios in Aegina

One of the most visited sites on Aegina is the church of Agios Nektarios and the monastery of Agia Triada (The Holy Trinity) that is located on a higher level overlooking the…

Holy Monastery of Agia Varvara Roussanou in Meteora 1

Holy Monastery of Agia Varvara Roussanou in Meteora

The Monastery of Agia Varvara Roussanou is one of the six active monasteries in Meteora and it is dedicated to Agia Varvara, who is commemorated by the Greek Orthodox Church on December…

Agios Nektarios Aegina

Monastery of Agios Nektarios in Aegina 

One of the most visited sites on Aegina is the church of Agios Nektarios and the monastery of Agia Triada (The Holy Trinity) that is located on a higher level overlooking the…

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December 5, Feast Day of Agios Savvas

On December 5, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Agios Savvas. Saint Savvas the Sanctified was born in the fifth century at Cappadocia of pious Christian parents, John and Sophia. His father was…

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Monastery of Archangel Michael in Panormitis

November 8 is the largest religious celebration on Symi island- the Feast day of the Monastery of Archangel Michael in Panormitis, which attracts visitors from all over Greece and the world. Panormitis…

Panagia Plataniotissa

Miraculous church of Panagia Plataniotissa in Kalavryta

At the village of Plataniotissa, 30km northwest of Kalavryta, at a beautiful green location, is one of the holiest and most unique pilgrimages of Greece, Panagia Plataniotissa (All Holy Virgin of the…

Panagia Malevi

Miraculous Monastery of Panagia Malevi in the Peloponnese

The miraculous monastery of Malevi or the Dormition of the Virgin is one of the most important monasteries in the Kynouria province. Built on Mount Parnon, it is known as the ‘Second…

Meteora

Meteora: Greece’s land of spirituality

Sometimes you can feel an immense inner peace just by looking at a picture. Before I visited Meteora I had seen many breathtaking images of this mythical place that made me feel…