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Interesting museum.

The monastery is very nice to walk around and the small museum is very interesting especially the... read more

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OferB
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Herzliya, Israel
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We visited the cave where St. John received the Book of Revelation in the Bible. Whether you're a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eddie D
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New York City, New York
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Massive stone monastery completed in the 11th century in honor of St. John the apostle.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The monastery is very nice to walk around and the small museum is very interesting especially the El Greco painting.

Thank OferB
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the cave where St. John received the Book of Revelation in the Bible. Whether you're a believer or not, one can't help but be moved by the location and the story told by the tour guide. Then you go up to the monastery...More

Thank Eddie D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated on top of a hill in the old town, a really interesting old building, church with ancient frescoes and a museum. Only 4 euros entrance fee and lots to see, some really interesting things. Also very worth while walking round the old town outside...More

Thank Rosalie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monastery has something to show, like old pergaments and scripts. Also architecture of monastery is simpatic

Thank TomazSlo
Reviewed 1 week ago

it takes 30' to visit it, but you feel like you're getting into a serenity bubble little, cozy and very nice. furthermore for a very cheap ticket

Thank Davide Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monastery was truly inspiring and charming.. The history itself as presented in adjacent museum is another inspiration

Thank FoodFanManama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You definitely need to visit the monastery after the cave of apocalypse! Its in chora and it is convenient to be there after a walk in chora Dont miss the museum. This place is historical significant.

1  Thank George K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit to see this ancient monastery where the Book of the Apocalypse was written - beautiful painted chapel and more artifacts to see in the onsite museum

Thank CropsUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very challenging climb from Skala brings you to Chora, right at the heart of which is this wonderful monastery. Set in what looks like an ancient castle (which was built on the grounds of an even more ancient temple) it houses a beautiful church...More

2  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before deciding to go there check if there is a cruise ship in the bay, if yes, it's better to choose another hour or day. You need peace and silence to feel the step of history and Christianity climbing the stairs until the Holy Monastery....More

1  Thank Alex H
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Eleftherios L
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Rafraf82
June 23, 2018|
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It can be seen inside the chapel of Holy Christodoulos.
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