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wedding proposal

After making a small tour with a rental scooter, we visited the butterfly valley. It was a very... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2014
Beautiful and interesting

This is a beautiful monastery, The design is very much like many other monasteries, but I am amazed... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
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Oct 6, 2017
“Beautiful and interesting”
Oct 5, 2017
“Kalopetra "The Good Stone"”
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

This is a beautiful monastery, The design is very much like many other monasteries, but I am amazed by them all. Considering most were built over 100 years ago and they are preserved beautifully.

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Visited with hubby last week having walked through the Butterfly Valley first. There is however, a mini Butterfly Train available on a circuit to take you if you wish. The monastery is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and was built in 1780. There are lovely...More

Thank Wasessa
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

This historic place is standing up from the valley of the butterflies to remind us the importance of this part of Rhodes. Initially a place of worship for goddess of Artemis for ancient rhodians.Rich in medicinal plants no wonder she was placed on top of...More

1  Thank gkosmonet
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful monastery with beautiful views of the island. It is very peaceful. Make sure you bring water with you.

Thank NikoPoulos
Reviewed October 22, 2015

The history behind this 18th century Monastery compounded with the beautiful scenery all around makes it unique and a must visit. A part of this history relates to the annexed restaurant run by three ladies; the daughters of an old man in his nineties that...More

2  Thank Issa N
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Decided to visit here as part of our visit to Butterfly Valley. You have the choice of walking up or catching the road train. We walked and thoroughly enjoyed the exercise. The monastery is simply beautiful and has magnificent views plus a small booth serving...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed July 31, 2015

This should really be in the restaurant section as it was for the food that we visited and for which I would recommend it. You arrive to be met by a board that lists the 5 dishes on offer. We had Al of them. The...More

Thank TheDuckofYork
Reviewed September 25, 2014

After making a small tour with a rental scooter, we visited the butterfly valley. It was a very beautiful day and a romantic experience for us as a couple. Walking in pure nature trough a rocky river valley full with butterflies. It was just what...More

2  Thank DominiqueVL
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Kalopetra is located on the top of a hill close to the valley of the Butterflies. However in a car a good way to get there is via Kalythies on the east coast, head inland to Psinthos and then over towards Maritsa. About halfway between...More

5  Thank Heliobiscus
Reviewed November 27, 2012

This monastery is absolutely worth a visit. The site is atop a hill overlooking Rhodes & the sea. It was almost deserted when were there which was a bonus. The church is small , simple & lovely ( a relief after some of the baroque...More

3  Thank Cheryle S
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