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Agios Nektarios Monastery

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This huge Monastery is still under construction and is dedicated to a recent Greek Orthodox Church Saint.

Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

As with many important sites; visiting out of high season is more satisfying & of course cooler. It occupies a prominent spot & with its historic connections, is most definitely worth a visit

Thank Tony W
Reviewed October 20, 2017

A beautiful monastery high on a hill on the island of Aegina. Really worth the walk up the hill to visit.

Thank j0anne998
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We needed to take a taxi to get to the monastery. There were several pilgrims from serbia the day we were there. A moving experience. In addition to the church there are beautiful small chapels.

Thank cnmiv
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Located in the continental part of Aegina island, up on the hill. If You come from Athens, You can take ferry at the Piraeus port (8 eu), about 90 minutes or Flying Dolphine (45 minutes but more expensive). Near the port at Aegina town, on...More

Thank turista17654
Reviewed September 28, 2017

The largest Orthodox monastery in the Balkans. Very peaceful and calm. A lovely place to visit, pray and reflect.

Thank LJC49
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Visiting Saint Nektarios Monastery in Aegina Island was my highest ecumenical experience. I felt that I really met my myrrh-springing Saint! His tomb is not empty, oh no! It’s full of blessings for all the visitors. I covered His head and then His right hand...More

1  Thank Simona S
Reviewed September 9, 2017

This church was built in the 1970s and is a replica (not much smaller) of the Hagia Sophia church in Istanbul. A must-see sight in Aegina it is best reached by means of own transport.

1  Thank Krasimir K
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Saint Nektarios' monastery on Aegina island is place of unique beauty. Both nature and flowers surrounding monastery and monastery buildings with church and chapels are attractive for tourists, but life od saint and his relics are why most visitors come here. Monastery remained place of...More

Thank Željko M
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building with exquisite marble filigree and wood carving, set in lovely gardens with splashes of vivid bougainvillea. Definitely recommend a visit if you're in the area.

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May 17, 2017|
Response from Simos_Kets | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there is. Although they have some long dresses which you can put on.
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Response from Eleni P | Reviewed this property |
The taxi I suppose not more than 10€ and not It's not a walking distance to the temple of Afaia! But there's always busses that goes to both places so you can take one and after the next to the temple and one back to Aegina!
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