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This is yet another site which I am amazed that you do not yet have a listing for!!!! It is a 10th c. Byzantine Monastery with the "remains" of "Holy Luke"., a great healer of the 10th c. which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and etc., etc. When you...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's completely a to-go destination if you're on the road from Athens to Delphi. Hop by this town and walk around the beautifully design neighborhood along with its monuments and churches. Wear modestly when you're planning to enter the church, or not they'll give you...More

Thank Zhi Ching O
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This working monastery is a bit of a hidden gem. It's a bit off the main road to/from Delphi, but really worth the short detour. The main attraction are two Byzantine churches, side by side, one about 1,000 years old and the other about 900...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Most beautiful church in all of Central Greece. You find your inner peace here. It's simply magnificent. A must if your in the area. I would definitely recommend this church.

Thank Jackson321
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We had a very nice visit, about an hour and a half, at the monastery. The admission fee was four Euros per person. The church with the gold mosaics was magnificent, the gold still as sparkly as when it was first put up. There were...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

Wonderful mosaics, beautiful architecture, and a lot of insight into the workings of a monastery. Definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Hosios certainly knew how to pick a great location. Not only are you discovering at least 1100 years of history but also spending time in a great location. Lovely setting for a picnic and don’t forget to visit the Metomorphisus?? Church built in 1891 before...More

Thank Martin Q
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Beautify monastery, a little bit off the normal path back from Delphi to Athens but worth a visit. Byzantine era monastery in great shape. Very peaceful and a nice complex.

Thank Rupertyoung
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We stopped on the way back from Delphi Unbelievable mosaics in the church. A truly holy place. My daughters were wearing running shorts so they were given skirts for modesty. Well worth the stop to soak in the views

Thank margo124
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This was a very special place. The location is magnificent, the explanatory material is great, the church and crypt are beautiful. There is also an explanation about the saint and a replica of a monks cell. They sell honey and olive oil made by the...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

The Hosios Loukas Monastery is a stunningly beautiful monastic complex, clearly worth the hour or so it takes to visit it.

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Response from MuhammadDudha | Reviewed this property |
If you are near Appalonia Hotel, you will see a bus and taxi rank nearby, which could help you out.
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Response from Cassandra G | Reviewed this property |
There is a small gift shop with info about the monastery. I don't think it necessary.
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