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

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Fantastic Trip

Quite beautiful and well worth a visit. We went in October which I think was perfect as Much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rhysperkins
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jersey
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Great trip. Go early as hot!

Wonderful treat for the eyes. Lots of stairs. Make sure you are covered. However long skirts and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gemma B
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite beautiful and well worth a visit. We went in October which I think was perfect as Much quieter than in high season. Staff very informative if you ask the questions

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful treat for the eyes. Lots of stairs. Make sure you are covered. However long skirts and shawls provided prior to entering the building

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cant not be impressed with this monastery built into a sheer rock face. Built originally in the 8th century. The stunning white colour is only 100 years old but is very dramatic against the raw stone. The chapel inside is very small and you...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

You will feel like Indiana Jones walking up the the monastery. So beautiful and impressive. It’s a hard climb in the heat, go early if your fitness is not great, or if you just want to be more comfortable. If you want to go inside...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The two unforgettable highlights from my visit to Amorgos were a sunset at Profitis Ilias church, on top of the highest point of the island and a sunrise at the monastery of Panagia Hozoviotisa. You better of getting there around 06:15am and allow yourself to...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a fantastic experience to be able to visit this Monastery in Amorogos. From here everybody can experience a unique view of the Aegean Sea below. This is one of the best places that I have ever visited and I recommend that everybody who visits...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Unique experience!!! A must see if you visit amorgos!! Amazing place and view, great hospitality from the monks and volunteers

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It’s amazingly beautiful!! Definitely worth a visit!! The monastery is open from 11-1 and 5-7 so be careful.

1  Thank mchrisober
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The location of this monastery between sea and sky is astonishing, in the middle of a cliff around 700 m high.. Entrance is free but is reached after climbing a long staircase. Entering in the monestary requires men wearing long trousers and women dresses. But...More

1  Thank ugh-travel-31
Reviewed August 19, 2018

They built it around 1017 ac. When you walk up, and getting closer, you see how amazing it was and is!

Thank Edward S
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johiker
January 28, 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
September 10, 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
April 16, 2015|
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By bus...very frequent in summer.
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