Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary), Amorgos
(4.8/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A challenging walk leads you to a magic place where the view from the balcony is only surpassed by calm of the wind and sea sounds. From the bottom you have and impressive picture of this colossal bui...  more »
  • Beautiful monastery that seems out of the rock but which we could not judge the Interior as it seemed closed. Very nice view on the sea, which is well worth the rise of markets.
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  • Is one of the mos beautiful places to visit in Amorgos Island. In november happens A "panighiri" a traditional religion party, inside the monastery with music, food and many other attractions.