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Easy walk from ferry drop off

This church is right in the port/ on the boardwalk. Very easy to find and walk to. The museum was... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Elk555
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Nice island.

Hydra is a picturesque island with no cars or motor bikes; travel is generally by donkey. While... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Ron R
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Sydney, Australia
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A beautiful church featuring a Venetian bell tower and a domed interior.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Hydra Town 180 40, Greece
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+30 2298 052829
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This church is right in the port/ on the boardwalk. Very easy to find and walk to. The museum was closed. I was told it closes on Monday’s, so travelers should be aware of that. I was able to go inside and see the church-...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Hydra is a picturesque island with no cars or motor bikes; travel is generally by donkey. While there isn't much to do when on a 3 island tour as I was, there was a walking tour which included the Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, worth visiting.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were visiting Hydra as part of a three island day tour. We didn't have much time so we signed up for a walking tour of Hydra Town. One of the stops was this church. We were enthralled with all the artifacts in the little...More

2  Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 2 May 2017

No climbing necessary to see this gem (also called the cathedral of Hydra and Church of the Dormition) -- it's right off the main street in the harbor. When my wife and I visited at 6 pm, a Greek Orthodox priest and a lay person...More

2  Thank Akalith
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This tiny church is so close to the harbour. It looks very nice and you can ecen pop in. Hydra is so nice and this small church really fascinating.

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The courtyard of the church is off the main port area and not obvious from the outside. Entrance to the church is free. When you enter the church, immediately on the left is a picture of Mary and Jesus surrounded by jewelry. I read that...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a beautiful 'working' church and monastery. Just back from the bustling harbour but has a real feeling of tranquility. It doesn't take long to look around but it's well worth seeing (and free!) : ))

Thank gands83
Reviewed 14 March 2015

The monastery is small but exquisite, highly recommended as an attraction if you want to spend an hour or so soaking up a bit of the community culture and beliefs. Stunning decoration and unusual architecture. And best of all it's a fully functioning active part...More

2  Thank Kelsey E
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Visit around 11ish in the morning so you can enter the actual church (not in beach wear though) because this is a real treat. The cloisters square off on two tiers protecting the monastery in the centre. You'll see monuments to the navel heroes and...More

4  Thank Kelsey E
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Unlike other Greek islands, Hydra can be done in one day tour when you stay in Athens... It will take 1.5 hrs flying cat (fast boat) from Piraeus, and once we arrive Hydra ports, it was an unforgetable feeling look at deep blue sea color...More

5  Thank JKSetyono
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