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A quiet place to worship and see a "once alive" monastery!

The monastery surroundings gives you a sense of what it was like when it was occupied by monks... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chris P
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Athens, Greece
Worth a visit

This monastery is a surprise to all that visit It was absolutely fantastic the ambiance was... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2019
Bellayaya
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The monastery surroundings gives you a sense of what it was like when it was occupied by monks. Rich and detailed icons grab your attention; among all other items from the past!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chris P
Reviewed January 17, 2019

This monastery is a surprise to all that visit It was absolutely fantastic the ambiance was perfect for peace and quiet recommmend a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bellayaya
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The monastery is very impressive, whether or not you are religious. It's a beautiful and very well preserved complex with a rich historical and religious significance. There is a self serve cafe next to the monastery that makes delicious loukoumades which are type of fried...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank markellavavaka
Reviewed September 4, 2018

It is place more for religious people, than for tourist, but I can recomment it. It is nice place on the way to the other tourist attraction.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank medazz
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We made a walking tour to the castle of Mytiliny the view on the castle was great, we did not go in but heard that is oke to. The walk to the castle and from it to the habour is very nice. The cafe's and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Emmy W
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Amazing experience. You can see all this beauty and feel so hummble there. What an experience to watch people all over the world there!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank kikaBGR
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This lovely monastery in Montamados, on the eastern shore of the island, is one of the most revered in Lesvos. It is the Monastery of "The Commander" Archangel Michael, who is known in Lesvos as Taxiarches, (the Archangel) and the Patron Saint of the island....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Helz48
Reviewed July 1, 2018

its a very nice place to visit you believe or not its very old church and so nice if you believe its much more better

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jordromani
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Definetly a place to visit. Very interesting . A very quiet peaceful place . Do some research before you go as the jet plane outside is very unusual but makes sense when you know why it is there ! Definetly stop and have a drink...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank abc627
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Have been lucky to visit the island in time of this orthodox festival, and my hosts suggested to go there. Many of participants (several hundreds / thousands altogether? many with animals like horses, cows, sheep) walked many kilometers to the mountain village Madamados / to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank kmarko
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