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Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary)

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Stunning

Incredible views and unique experience. Make sure to wear sneakers for all the steps going up, and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Matheos S
Breathtaking view

Even though you have to walk about 350steps the view makes you forget it. When you get to the top... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Incredible views and unique experience. Make sure to wear sneakers for all the steps going up, and do it before noon heat.

Thank Matheos S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even though you have to walk about 350steps the view makes you forget it. When you get to the top you feel blessed. Dont forget to bring your own coverup clothes otherwise you have to put something that is provided outside the monastery

Thank elenag1299
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose to drive as I wanted to explore the entire island, but walking would be great (just be prepared with water as it’s hot in July). I specially chose Amorgos because of the church. It’s incredible. There are no photos inside the tiny little...More

Thank jodi J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked down from the Chora and then up the stairs to the monastery.Steeped in history and a source of deep worship and great pride for Greece.This is a unique experience! You will be greeted at the very top by friendly priests and nuns.They will...More

Thank acostaclaudio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great to see this. Highly recommend you bring your own coverup clothes....because the ones provided are well....worn by other sweaty tourists like me. Worth the climb, quite phenomenal that this was built where it is. Then plan on going to the beach for a...More

Thank myworkshed
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really amazing monastery, totally worth visiting, just mind the hours you visit, as those stairs are killers in the top heat!!! So, go early or late and bring water!!! And get some treats for the monastery cats that own the place at atop! :)

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A labor of love and a great history!! It houses the icons and after putting on a skirt to cover your legs and pants for men you can ascend into this incredible monastery built into the side of the mountains. A raki and tea treat...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a decent walk up but more than accessible. The history shouts out at you and how they built it is amazing. Great welcome. Don't forget to cover your legs and arms otherwise you will wear some provided. A must see

Thank JOHN C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's so strange to build a monastery at this place. It's like something from inside a computer game.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The path is really beautiful and easy to climb. Deep blue waters can be seen downward. During the open hours the Monastery can be visited and a liquor and a glass of water is offered by the monks. Nice experience!

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johiker
29 January 2018|
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Response from Savvas T | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Unfortunately the island is not well connected with boats. Same time it is not very easy and quick to drive around the island. So i would suggest you to have more time in the island and make sure you have options... More
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Bichoes
10 September 2017|
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Response from ElenaDrivala | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of religious events going on around that period.The most popular are on 6th of Aug and on the 15th. On the 6th is the celebration of Jesus and that takes place in Hora. People gather in the central square... More
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Hbpshp
17 April 2015|
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By bus...very frequent in summer.
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