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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in on our journey back to Aegina Town to light a candle for our Grandson. A truly beautiful church and convent. A delight.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BillNorthumberland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting in a valley about 7 km from Aegina downtown. Recommend you go. Remember though this is a religious site, dress appropriately. See the crypt, the cell and the small chapel with the side by side cells.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank greywalk
Reviewed March 23, 2019

An extraordinary well kept place of love, and kindness, reading about the life St. Nektarios prior to visiting is recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank freerider49
Reviewed March 12, 2019

We visited in March on the way back from visiting the Temple of Aphaia. The church is a beautiful building and we had it entirely to ourselves other than two priests, The atmosphere was quiet and contemplative.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roger L
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Managed two trips to the monastery, one for exploration and a follow up for more spiritual reasons. Blessed to have the place mostly to ourselves, so quiet and in such a serene spot. very interesting series of rooms to explore. A Must!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 313timothyb
Reviewed November 20, 2018

A heavenly place with a stunning view of the landscape below. The church itself,in all it's splendor, is serene and peaceful. It's a place that once you have discovered it, you would certainly like to revisit. Only negative for us was that due to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

My Family went through some traumatic times. We had friends who visited St Nektarios and brought back some oil from here to heal. I then read up on St Nektarios and contacted the church to send me a book on St Nektarios. With the preying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome monastery that was more recently built. For women wearing shorts or pants they offer long skirts for entering reverently. Men need to wear pants or shorts below knees. It is s remarkable piece of architecture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Aegina is an island in the Aegean sea. You can get on a ship from Athens and go there in less than two hours (if you choose to go with the slow ship). Saint Nectarios lived there, the last years of his life and he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nectaria V
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Went here again after a hiatus of 25 years. It still looks the same and nothing else was expected either.htis time with my wife who is more interrested in this kind of stuff. Last year we only visited the church which is to me quite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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March 31, 2018|
Response from turista17654 | Reviewed this property |
These posts are about Agios Nektarios Monastery on Aegina island, where he used to live, not on the island of Rhodes. It is located about 6 km from the port in Aegina town.
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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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