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 Moni Profitou Iliou and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I never would have thought to come here on our trip to Santorini. It's located at the highest spot on the island, so on a cloudy day, you can barely see your surrounding area through the fog. The...  more »
  • The road to the top of the mountain is a serpentine, narrow, busy road. At the top, it offers a nice view of Santorini. I wouldn't advise anyone who gets car sick to go there.  more »
  • We were so glad we made it to this monastery. The roads were crazy, with hairpin twists and turns and we wondered if it had been a good decision. There was plenty of parking when we arrived; it...  more »
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