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Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Santorini
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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. Plan your visit to Monastery of Profitis Ilias and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Perissa trip itinerary builder.
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This is a beautiful spot with views over the whole island. Unless a coach party arrives then it is really peaceful. The gift shop sells wine and other products and the chapel is pretty.
We went as part of a coach tour. The driver needs a medal ! This is the highest point of the island and great for views Our guide told us the monks could not cope with any more ladies in shorts and sk... read more »
Υπέροχο το μοναστήρι με ωραία ιστορία και πανεμορφη θέα!!! Αξίζει να πας κ να ξανα πας και να ξαναπάς!!!Wonderful monastery with nice story and great view! Worth going to again go and drink!!!show original
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