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

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Built into the side of Prophet Elias Mountain and dedicated to the Panagia, Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary) dates back to the ninth century. Look for the white monastery stuck into the side of the reddish-brown rock face, and then make the climb up hundreds of steps to reach the sacred site. Perched at 300 m (984 ft) above sea level, the monastery provides a great view of the sea and the bay below.  Discover how to plan a Amorgos trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • One of the leading proskynimata of the Aegean Sea causing AWE and admiration. The location and the architecture is unique in the world! You will have the opportunity to proskynisete the thaymatoyrgi image of Theotokou. Semni needed shoes. The route is particularly demanding, for self should you are in good physical condition, to discover your signature party perfume sneakers, hat and carry water.
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  • This place is an absolute must for any fan of Luc Besson, "Le grand bleu". The views of the sea, ocean currents, the old patches being levels and the hospitality of the monks are there easy to discover.
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  • It has been a very hard walking to arrive at the top with 35 degrees under the sun, but when you are there you immediately forget the wet shirt and the panorama fascinates you for a long time!!! The b...  more »
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