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.  Using our international travel planner, Amorgos attractions like Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Dramatically positioned on the side of a cliff with a stunning view of the surrounding coast, this old monastery is well worth a visit on the beautiful island of Amorgos! Bit of a walk up steps to get...  more »
  • It's worth the trip...! The site is a marvel... First of all the setting and views are great... and we never get tired... we could stay there for hours... The monastery clinging to the cliff is worth a visit... but after a small climb is rewarded by the site visit as well as by the drink (fresh or alcohol...) offered by the religious it is a must when you visit Amorgos...!
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  • I love this place on Amorgos. dyskoli the climb especially in the heat but the view really is breathtaking. father welcoming and very friendly.
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