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We don't usually pay visits to museums while on holiday in Kefalonia as there are so many places of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yorkshire, England
Chance visit

An interesting museum and 14th century church. They are staffed by one or more of the 6 nuns who... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Gary K
Saunderton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We don't usually pay visits to museums while on holiday in Kefalonia as there are so many places of natural beauty. However this year we decided to visit places we had not seen before.Glad we did. This is an easy place to find.The setting is...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

An interesting museum and 14th century church. They are staffed by one or more of the 6 nuns who live in the nunnery attached. Sister Maria was very helpful, showed us many things and explained some of the history. The church holds the right foot...More

1  Thank Gary K
Reviewed September 21, 2017

I feel really glad to visit St.Andrew Monastery. If you happen to visit the St.George Castle in Peratata, the monastery is very close (on the opposite site of the road). The monastery is dated many centuries ago. We were really blessed to be in that...More

Thank Fivi A
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

The church is in a quiet place in the trees. We found just one nun and a woman in the museum. The old church is very beautiful but the things you see in the museum you cannot see them anywhere else in the whole world.

Reviewed August 5, 2016

This small museum contains some beautiful religious art from Kefalonia, much of it from churches destroyed in the 1953 earthquake. The icons, carved wood, and other items, dating from the C15, are well and thoughtfully presented.

1  Thank ThePhilosopher27
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The site has a few buildings that can be visited. One has some icons and wood carvings that have been saved after the 1953 earthquake and these are probably the most interesting items on display. In a small church there are a variety of relics...More

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed October 12, 2015

... A very quiet pretty place to visit ... St Andrews full of history and the Museum for a sample of more culture ... You may see some of the nuns who now live there ... Beautiful views !

1  Thank MadMonkeySue
Reviewed September 22, 2014

This Greek orthodox monastery, actually a nunnery to be precise, was one of the stops on our Holland America excursion from the port of Argostoli. The site dates back to the Byzantine era, but the earthquake of 1953 that devastated the island of Cephalonia also...More

2  Thank practans
Reviewed May 21, 2014

Check opening times so you are not disappointed. To see both the museum and the church you will need to visit before 2pm when they close. Interesting museum with religious paintings and artefacts. The guide wil unlock the ancient church when he gets a group...More

2  Thank NormaSomersetUK
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