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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Located behind what looked a bit like a Wild West town, this monastery is a hidden gem, with a free museum around the ramparts of the building. Very interesting museum with religious music being played loudly throughout, potentially leading you to feel pious or guilty...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Our guide stopped for coffee break in Ano Mera township and gave us 30 minutes to wander around. The church and monastery was an structure walled construction Ruth massive wooden and metal reinforced doors. Built in the 16th century the main sanctuary has a wooden...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Aside from the religious experience, the main draw is the monastery's architecture... the whitewashed exterior, red dome and inside the walled grounds, the relief on the marble bell tower and the water fountain. The inside of the church is dominated by the impressive wooden altar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Larry C
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We run into a cyclone Zorba and marooned in Mykonos for a couple days. Our hotel recommended to take a taxi and visit there so we did. We were so glad we did, as it was the best highlight of our trip in Mykonos. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

In the Middle of the small town of Ano Mera. Lovely forecourt and highly decorative inside which is unusual to other monasteries we have visited particularly in Italy.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I visited Ano Mera and came upon the Monastery so we had a nosey inside. It was great it was open to the public..it was very ornate inside the chapel..no monks were about but I understand they value solitude. Lots of people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Normally the tourists don't come to this side of Mykonos. Luckily we had taken a 3 hour private tour. Our guide cum driver Angelo brought us here. This beautiful monastery is located in Ano Mera about 8 km fro town. It was built in 16th...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We found this by chance and what a beautiful building inside and out there was also a little square of restaurants by this which one was amazing. Im not sure of the name but it had all you appetisers & cold sides on show to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Melisa A
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We stopped at the Monastery of Panayia Tourliani during a tour of Mykonos island. The monastery itself is an interesting building with architecture unique to the Greek islands. The church is ornate, which is consistent with other Greek Orthodox churches. It was an interesting building,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank radx4
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautifully kept!! The interior is impressive. Is a quick view but worth it. The church is very small.

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 5, 2018|
Response from KarinAndFilip | Reviewed this property |
I got in like that.
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Response from LucyMoscow | Reviewed this property |
I took the bus from Mykonos city to Ano Mera. And the monastery is not far from the bus station
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