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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  • I went to Hozoviotissa with my parents, sister and aunts during the summer. It is a wonderful place. The monastery is dramatically placed on a clift facing the Mediterranean sea. You have to plan your...  more »
  • A group of us stopped here. After huffing and puffing our way up, we were greeted with a group of sickly, unneutered cats, then entered the vestibule to change into our mandatory weird skirt things th...  more »
  • The big blue! Climb, worth and the monastery and the view and the ride ... treat awaits at the end of the monks!
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