Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Moni Profitou Iliou

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Named after the biblical prophet Elijah, Monastery of Profitis Ilias dates back to 1711 and now houses a museum featuring religious and historical objects. Browse ecclesiastical items, ethnographic materials, wooden sculptures, embroidery, and more. Learn how natives once made shoes, candles, and wine, or stop in the gift shop and purchase handmade crafts and candy. Set on the highest point in Santorini, the monastery also offers fantastic viewpoints over the island. Our Moni Profitou Iliou travel route site makes visiting Monastery of Profitis Ilias and other Moni Profitou Iliou attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Quite a climb like most places on the island, A very windy road to access the Monastery with a narrow 2 way street, it is the highest point on the Island ! The view from the top was worth the visit bu...  more »
  • Small chapel with beautiful art panels & woodwork. Go to right side of the exterior chapel wall & see plates embedded in the wall. There is supposedly a beautiful view of the island from the grounds, ...  more »
  • On the highest point of Santorini, Mount Taygetus, is the Monastery Of Profitis Ilias. Beautiful church with amazing views.  more »

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