Monastery of Agios Gerasimos, Cephalonia

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  • The miraculous Saint Gerasimos was descended from the Ano Trikala Korinthias, Scion of the aristocratic family of Notaradwn. Strict ascetic life. Just outside Argostoli there is the cave of St. In omala Valley is the convent, under Mount ainos. A few meters before the entrance to the monastery, there is a plane of St. Solemnity and awe you feel, as you enter. The old church, simple, rhythm Royal. There is the tomb of the Saint with the full-length Tabernacle. There is no and the underground cave, where he practised. The Tabernacle in the two fairs is transferred to the new magnificent Byzantine Church, where choir performs anthems. Magical listening. The great expanse of the monastery (with 99 nuns) dominates the classroom cleanliness. The gardens beautiful. Everything exudes a spirituality. As befits HOLY!!!
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  • Worth the trip for the drive to this fertile valley and the monastery is very large and impressive. We waited until 3.30pm when we understood the church would be open but it remained closed. Disappoin...  more »
  • Essential visit for believers and non. Easy access and parking, nice route, imposing church, but above all: the place where the relics of Saint (underground cave that you descend with wooden stairs to peek.
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  • 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!
  • Time stands still here , you can feel it while you walk around this place

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