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A very special promontory with a church dating to the 17th c. and a legend that goes back to the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2013
Eleni O
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Spectacular little monastery and church

Chrissopigi monastery and church and the view of them is another iconic symbol of the Greek islands... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2013
NomadicTraveller7
,
Fuerteventura
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This majestic medieval monastery draws thousands of visitors a year.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

A very special promontory with a church dating to the 17th c. and a legend that goes back to the dreadful centuries of piracy, plunder and hardship while Greece lived under venetian, ottoman and even byzantine rule. It is a beautiful spot for eastern perspectives...More

1  Thank Eleni O
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Chrissopigi monastery and church and the view of them is another iconic symbol of the Greek islands that has to be visited. Inside the church look for the boat hanging form the ceiling - it is quite incongruous. Sadly, on our last visit there was...More

Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 22 September 2013

A unique church, which offer nice view and you can swim in the near beach with rocks. A typical Greek simple white-blue scenery that makes you feel wonderful.

Thank Cesane
Reviewed 14 August 2013

For the 2nd year I visited this beach and again it was a success. The church is dramatically situated on the rocks and on the beach on the left side ( facing church) the first restaurant serves tasty food and fresh fish to choose in...More

Thank travellight10
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Lovely area on the south of Sifnos. On a little peninsula is a small Monastery which is worth looking into. As well do a walk to the tip of the peninsula. When there don't miss to walk back to the parking lot in front of...More

Thank McCurly
Reviewed 31 May 2013

When our taxi first came upon the fishing village it wasn't visible because it sits along the bay which is just down from the higher main road. Our driver hadn't been there so accompanied us down the natural stairway to introduce himself to the owners...More

3  Thank Tims315
Reviewed 9 May 2013

Great scenic place with a lovely beach with tavernas nearby. Certainly worth a visit. Take your swimming suit with you!

2  Thank CreteBlue
Reviewed 20 November 2012 via mobile

It was very nice view especially in the sun set time , we walk down to chrosopigi beach and we discover a new dive center there , and people there are really friendly and wonderful , it was our best experiance under water . I...More

4  Thank John E
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Crissopigi is the most famous place of Sifnos! The small white church built on the rocks shines under the aegean sun!The church is open some hours every day so if you are lucky visit it. Some people lay on the rocks and jump in the...More

5  Thank YANNIS-K66
Reviewed 5 November 2012

The Church has an important place in History for Sifnos. The location is dramatic with great views out to sea, to local beaches and rock formations.

Thank Daniels91
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