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Monastery of Agios Gerasimos

Omala Plain | Frangata, Greece
+30 2671 086385
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Omala Plain | Frangata, Greece
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"st gerasimos"
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"patron saint"
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"smaller church"
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"big church"
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"small hole"
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"worth a visit"
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"mummified body"
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"paintings on the walls"
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"co op"
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"beautiful building"
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"peaceful place"
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"climb down"
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"appropriate clothing"
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"spiritual experience"
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"his life"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Clearly you have to have a little bit f an interest to at to visit monasteries & churches however even if not this is a beautiful place to visit. The entrance is amazing & worth getting to first or holding back t get a great...More

Thank Celestine65
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived today and although we wore shorts, took sarongs to over our knees when going into the small chapel, there are clothes and coverings to wear there, but I didn't fancy digging into the lost property box lol... the nuns are very strict and...More

Thank Amanda105
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive down to this beautiful monastery is spectacular , brings you slowly down the hills into a cool plain , the monastery itself is pretty spectacular , there is an unbelievable small church next to it which is open to the public ( please...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on a Sunday late morning and were pleased to find it was the middle of a service, packed with local Greek people. The Saints casket was open and I even got to kiss the shoud covering his feet! Also managed to go down...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited during the Kefalonia Discovery Trip so only had about 20 minutes, but enough time to make a promise to revisit it independently next time, Be warned there's a dress code so no bare shoulders or knees, although gowns are available to those who didnt...More

Thank Alan A
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Situated on a plateau in the foothills of the mountains this place is quiet and peaceful. the small chapel has beautifully colourful painting around the walls. Please dress properly when you visit as the nuns will ensure you are appropriately dressed.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Lovely isolated monastery in a peaceful surrounding..whether you're here to pray or just visit and admire the 'wild' beauty and vastness of the Omalon Plateau,a visit to the Monastery of Agios Gerasimos is a 'must'.You'll love the architecture of the new church with the beautiful...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The spirirual path on Kefalonia has a long interesting history. One of the most important and holy MONASTERY on the Island is AGIOS GERASIMOS. It is located in the village Omala, at the top of the green valley with 40 wells, near the villages Fragata...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Worth the trip for the drive to this fertile valley and the monastery is very large and impressive. We waited until 3.30pm when we understood the church would be open but it remained closed. Disappointing as I am sure the church would have been very...More

2  Thank Vincent C
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

A visit to this beautiful Monastery is an absolute must. The interior is stunning . Very moving. The Saint Agios Gerasimos is in the ornate silver encrusted sarcophagus in there and is brought out on occasions amongst the people who can see him and touch...More

2  Thank Carol T
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HappyVenetian
21 February 2018|
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Response from holidaymanWashington | Reviewed this property |
The distance is about 15 kilometers and should take about 30 minutes.
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