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Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi, Poros

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  • Kefalonia is located in a very beautiful setting with amazing views to the sea and beaches. The resource is a wonderful site that combines many natural beauties. The Abbot of the monastery father Luke very warm and inviting and the other fathers cordial and kalomilitoi. Inside the Temple stands out a wooden temple of exceptional beauty and incomparable art. Because it is a relatively nearby recommended destination for relaxation and beautiful moments,
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  • It's If you have just one monastery to visit in Poros, that's the one. Keep in mind the visiting hours and remember to dress correctly (both men and women) no shorts and sleeveless shirts. 
  • Just monastery, in a beautiful location, cells within the courtyard, the monks have not seen, and here in the courtyard sit so well, enter the Church, very namolennoe place and you feel. Dont go go away, already on the road, source and drink out of the water and the wash go prosvetvlennymi and relaxed.
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  • After a nice walk up from Askeli, we had pleasant drinks at cafe near to the Monastery. A sign states that you need to wear long trousers/skirt to enter the Monastery - however various cotton cloth pieces can be found in entrance proper to cover up any bare skin. Freebie Turkish Delight tasters at entrance which was a nice touch. Inside not a great deal to see; chapel with Christian iconography if you like that sort of thing, small courtyard, tiny giftshop and that's about it. No access to living quarters but I guess that's understandable if a bit disappointing (an example rather than an occupied room may be an idea). Excellent views across to mainland Greece from just outside entrance proper - I can see why they chose the location over 3 centuries ago!
  • Beautiful monastery and very beautiful church. I
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