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This was first on my list to see on the island of Sifnos. On my way back from Platis Yialos, I was... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Marinos P
Salt Lake City, Utah
Beautiful church on rocky outcrop!

Beautiful white church on rocky outcrop. Short walk along a coastal path from Faros- around 15 mins... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Anna G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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This majestic medieval monastery draws thousands of visitors a year.
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

This was first on my list to see on the island of Sifnos. On my way back from Platis Yialos, I was going to drive to Faros and walk to the church. However, I saw a sign just outside of Platis Yialos indicating the road...More

2  Thank Marinos P
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Beautiful white church on rocky outcrop. Short walk along a coastal path from Faros- around 15 mins in total (No need to drive!), with great views! Great to do on an evening stroll. Also there's an amazing restaurant in the bay next to Chrissopigi, 'Giorgos...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Well worth the effort ask bus driver to drop you on main road then walk down to the Panagia,not to difficult when you complete your visit take the coastal path walk to Faros enjoy the scenery this is a must do on Sifns

Thank Stan B
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in sifnos. Great monastery. Crystal clear waters. Perfect beach. A little bit hard to approach but the path from faros is an enjoyable trail with great view. Overall? Stunning!!!

Thank Saint1925
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Traveling to past, The monastery is situated on a rock which is cut off from the mainland by a narrow water channel . A small bridge connects the mainland with the rock and allows access to the monastery. According to tradition, the years of privateers...More

Thank VayaSyr
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Something different like being between two worlds. Serenity, tranquility , faith in god in early summer and September. Deep water and swim into the deep blue with many swimmers in August .

Thank zan s
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A bit hard to access if you go by public transport, so better wear shoes. Crystal amazing waters and wild landscape, not much shade though, so be prepared. Do not miss!

1  Thank ralloutz
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Great place !!!!!! Amazing landscape !!!!!! Very nice monastery on the rock, with a history !!!!!!! Really deserves to visit !!!!!!!!

Thank George M
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This wonderful white monastery in the island of Sifnos stands at the south-eastern part of the island . It is famous and many couples come here for their marriage. In the interior of the church you can see old agiographers and from the outside you...More

Thank zettaGreece
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This old monastery between the rocks and the sea creates the perfect scenery for each visitor of the island of Sifnos. The interior of the church has historical interest because of old agiographers. You can also swim on the rocks close to church or in...More

1  Thank Hara L
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