Monastery of Agios Gerasimos, Cephalonia

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  • Lovely isolated monastery in a peaceful surrounding..whether you're here to pray or just visit and admire the 'wild' beauty and vastness of the Omalon Plateau,a visit to the Monastery of Agios Gerasim...  more »
  • Saint of Kefalonia Island back when good will is to go to the monastery of Agiou. Is something that you will do good will iremisete and I will remember
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  • The spirirual path on Kefalonia has a long interesting history. One of the most important and holy MONASTERY on the Island is AGIOS GERASIMOS. It is located in the village Omala, at the top of the gre...  more »
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  • The Monastery of Agios Gerasimos is perhaps the most important religious place in Kefalonia. Here the bones of the island's patron saint (who was thought to have the power to heal people) are kept in a silver urn. A beautiful little church, survived to the earthquake in 1953, was built over his grave and today tourists can also visit, through a narrow passage, two small caves where the saint is said to have lived before the construction of the monastery itself. Next to the old church there is a much larger one which is richly decorated with some very fine frescoes and ancient icons.
  • Amazing monastery. We have visited the catacombs also. It's amazing and incredible if you imagine what miracles have be done in this place long time ago. Just make sure that you will not go between 1-3:30 because is closed.
  • Even for an atheist a pretty awsome experience. Wonderfull decorated church. Witness the daily ceremony of kissing the remains of Gerosimos: impressive.
  • Richly decorated neo byzantine church, intriguing yet somewhat claustrofobic cave. Bizar kissing of the mummified body ceremony. Highly recommended as a two hour visit.
  • A beautifull church! It's worth a visit!
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