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The Monastery of Proussos was named after the Icon of Panagia Prousiotissa from Prousa in Minor Asia, according to a legend painted by Luke the Evangelist. It is 31 km north of Karpenisi. It was build in the 9th century (some say 12th century...more
A monastery that played an integral part in the Greek Independence struggle of 1821.
Built on a cliff, this is a majestic, awe-inspiring place.
The road should be paved with asphalt, it's not the best one around, but it is accessible by regular vehicles.
It was a nice monastery, it didn't have anything extraordinary. Very nice the church inside. We visited it about 12.30 and we didn't find anyone ... We wanted to see the clothes and belongings of karaiskakis but it was locked.
Proussos Monastery is very historic Greek Orthodox monastery settled in very steep slope of the mountain. Was Built before a thousand of years but has been destroyed many times by intruders lured by the valuable heirlooms or just to destroy the shelter of fugitives as...More
A must visit in the area of Evrytania. Awesome views of the valley. Nevertheless, extreme caution needs to be exercised in driving, as the road leading to it from Karpenissi is under construction 🚧 and as you approach it becomes extremely narrow ! and windy!...More
Nice spiritual location, fantastic view at the spot, the church is build inside a rock. Also the road to monastery is very beautiful with a lot of breathtaking spots. Be careful when it rains with the road.
We are travel from Volos to Prousso monastery with VolosVipTaxi.gr the ride is beautiful crossing the mainland of Central Greece. Traditional village and amazing landscape. We arrive after 2.1/2 hours in the most beautiful and amazing monastery Prousou. The buildings are build on the end...More