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St. Andrew Monastery & Museum

Peratata 28100, Greece
+30 2671 069398
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Beautiful art preserved

This small museum contains some beautiful religious art from Kefalonia, much of it from churches... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
ThePhilosopher27
,
Oxford
Small monastery near Argostoli

The site has a few buildings that can be visited. One has some icons and wood carvings that have... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Richard D
,
Seattle, Washington
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Peratata 28100, Greece
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+30 2671 069398
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This small museum contains some beautiful religious art from Kefalonia, much of it from churches destroyed in the 1953 earthquake. The icons, carved wood, and other items, dating from the C15, are well and thoughtfully presented.

1  Thank ThePhilosopher27
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The site has a few buildings that can be visited. One has some icons and wood carvings that have been saved after the 1953 earthquake and these are probably the most interesting items on display. In a small church there are a variety of relics...More

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 12 October 2015

... A very quiet pretty place to visit ... St Andrews full of history and the Museum for a sample of more culture ... You may see some of the nuns who now live there ... Beautiful views !

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Reviewed 22 September 2014

This Greek orthodox monastery, actually a nunnery to be precise, was one of the stops on our Holland America excursion from the port of Argostoli. The site dates back to the Byzantine era, but the earthquake of 1953 that devastated the island of Cephalonia also...More

1  Thank practans
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Check opening times so you are not disappointed. To see both the museum and the church you will need to visit before 2pm when they close. Interesting museum with religious paintings and artefacts. The guide wil unlock the ancient church when he gets a group...More

1  Thank NormaSomersetUK
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