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Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary)

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Authentic, Inviting, Uniquely beautiful and Wild overlooking the deep blue

A monument build at 1088. Amazing views on the Aegean Blue sea, Positive vibes, and tasty treats prepared and offered by the monks. What an authentic experience! (Be in good shape... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A monument build at 1088. Amazing views on the Aegean Blue sea, Positive vibes, and tasty treats prepared and offered by the monks. What an authentic experience! (Be in good shape when decide to visit , access is not very easy, but do not miss it !)

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Unbelievable when first viewed. The monastery appears to hang on the side of the cliff. Be prepared for a steep climb up to the monastery. The Orthodox icons are breath taking to the eye. A sense of peace surrounds you are there. The view overlooking the Aegean Sea is simply beautiful. Please go if you can, and sample the rakomelo... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

An extraordinary place in an extraordinary position. A hard walk under a hot sun to reach (hence the title), but nothing good comes without an effort. The Amorgos raki and glass of cold water offered at the end were very much appreciated. I would also have appreciated a guide book to accompany one's walk around the rooms. There is so... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A must go to pace when visiting Amorgos. Go in the after noon, then the mountains will cover the sun and the 350 steps up hill won't wear you out.

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Brest, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

almost the only "famous" place to visit on the whole island but worth it. ABout 250 steps to reach the monastery but above there you get an amazing view and the inside is amazing. Don't forget to be properly dressed otherwise you don't come in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

the monastery is very especial and Unique, there is a very comfortable bus to the beginning, and the Atmosphere is Quiet and Peaceful.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was one of the "must" during our time in Amorgos. Got the recommendation to visit during the afternoon when the sun is not shining directly on the (maaaaany) steps and the monastery. Very nice view, very very well preserved moanstary and totally worth klimbing up the stairs. Remember: Women MUST wear skirt below the knees and covered shoulders. Men... More 

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Holmfirth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Oh boy this is a challenge to get too because there are so many steps. However I can recommend it because it's the chance of a lifetime. Ladies you'll need to take a dress to change into no trousers or shorts or mini skirts allowed. Men must wear trousers and there's a little treat from the priest when you get... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You feel welcomed in a unique place...200 stairs up and you find out why the island inspired The Grand Blue!

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Poznan, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

From bottom it looks unreal, like from fantasy movie :) You have to climb up, it is not so hard, even in the middle of summer. The views over see and cliffs are wonderful. You cant do any photos inside but main pop is very friendly. You are his guest and you get one glass of water, little glass of... More 

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Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Amorgos

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