Panormitis Monastery, Symi

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Situated in the tiny seafront village of Panormitis sits Panormitis Monastery, with a Greek Orthodox Church dedicated to the island's patron saint, Archangel Michael. Monks still inhabit the monastery, and pilgrims from across Greece travel to attend the religious festival held here. Step inside the Venetian-style church to view the ornate gold fixtures and scenes from the Bible adorning the walls in paintings and frescoes. Visit the two on-site museums, one displaying various religious items and the other showcasing folk culture. This area is best reached by boat. Add Panormitis Monastery to your Symi travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Symi travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 17, 2017
    In the village church and Museum also see nothing more, but the Church is well worth a visit, especially for religious people.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Panormitis monastery is located at the south part of the island. You can go by boat or bus for 6 euros. It is worth visiting it when in Symi. Nice place, full of devoutness.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    The bay and monastery with all it's history is impressive. We visited it with captain Yannis from Poseidon and he gave us quite some information before dropping us off there. Women do need to wear clo...  more »
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  • March 7, 2017
    If you find yourself on Symi please come and see this. The drive across the island alone will produce some incredible views. The Monastery itself is beautiful and a nice peaceful retreat in the off months.
  • September 29, 2016
    Amazing experience...real greek monastery so peaceful and cultured.....
  • September 18, 2016
    Beautiful monestery with beautiful scene of Symi.
  • April 9, 2017
    Beautiful!
  • September 6, 2016
    Connect with Greece in this beautiful monastery.

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