this church has a traditional yard with nature,is a small one, and so tratidional.the best part is its view of the town.do not miss a visit.
Very beautiful church, with a few light and candles. The view is maybe the most beautiful view of the city!!!
If you want a break from the city centre, a visit to the city's old town is worthwhile. And when you are there, make sure you go to Vlatadon Monastery and read about the religious history of the site, while enjoying some magnificent views of the city. The quiet and peaceful atmosphere along with the friendly and polite monks will... More
Went to the Monastery expecting a museum like it says there is on the front enterence, but nothing was open. Church was locked tight and what looks like it might have been a museum looked pretty empty and not overly used. I was there on a Wednesday around 13:00 (1PM). The grounds do offer a few locations for a good... More
Quiteness, and excellent enviroment in the Upper city, providing excellent place to read a book, or rest. No water facilities available, dont forget this is a church and not a museum.
It's a very old and small monastery, in the upper part of the city of Thessaloniki, just by the big Door of the Walls of the city. It's the place that St Paul visited when he came to Thessaloniki to teach in the first centuries after Christ.
The Vlatadon Monastery is the only Byzantine monastery still functioning in Thessaloniki. The monastery was founded between 1351-1371 by Dorotheos Vlatis, a disciple of Grigorios Palamas, one of the city’s most spiritual figures. The monastery was also known as the Tsaous Monastir during the years of Turkish rule, a name that is still heard. The privileged position of the monastery... More
Easily found from the Cultural bus circuit and well worth a visit, even on a freezing, snowy day in February, exhibitions closed but fascinating site and history and friendly people. Great views. Well worthy of a visit.
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