Holy Monastery of Agioi Anargyroi

    Parnonas

Holy Monastery of Agioi Anargyroi

    Parnonas

Holy Monastery of Agioi Tessarakonta The Great Martyrs

    Parnonas

Holy Monastery of Agioi Anargyroi

    Parnonas

Holy Monastery of Agioi Anargyroi

    Parnonas

Holy Monastery of Zerbitsa

    Taygetos

Holy Monastery of Golas

    Taygetos

Holy Monastery of Golas

    Taygetos

Holy Monastery of the Virgin Faneromeni of Dryalos

    Laconian Mani

Holy Monastery of the Annunciation Virgin and Agios Georgios

    Myrtoo Sea, Gerakas

Holy Monastery of the Annunciation Virgin and Agios Georgios

    Myrtoo Sea, Gerakas

Monasteries

  

 

Holy Monastery of Agioi Anargyroi at Parnonas (27310 73225)

The monastery celebrates the feast of Kosmas from Anatolia (on 1st November) and Damianos from Rome (on 1st July). Built in a tableland since the 19th century, the monastery is considered to be the most ancient in Laconia. During the Ottoman rule it had run as «Secret School».



Holy Monastery of Agioi Tessarakonta The Great Martyrs (27310 26780)

The monastery that celebrates on 9 March is a magnificent temple which gives the impression of a fortress. It disposes well-known religious painting, monks’ cells, a tower and the Zoodochou Pigi chapel. Built in 1620, it underwent pillages and conflagrations from the Albanians and the Egyptians during the Ottoman rule and from the Germans in 1943.

 

 

Holy Monastery of Kastri (27310 57238)

The convent is aged from the 17th century and is located near the village Kastri. It holds the famous icon of Madonna with the Child and distinguishes for the size and the details of its murals. 

 

 

Holy Monastery of Zerbitsa  (27310 35091)

The feast day of the monastery is celebrated on 23 August. It is located nearby the «Palaiochori» settlement, south of the village Xirokabi. It was constructed according to the type of Athos and stands out for its catholic cruciform.

 

 

Holy Monastery of Golas (27310 75298)

Situated close to the Golas area, the monastery is a preservable monument and famous for its sculpted forms of ancient philosophers in the narthex such as Thales, Aristotle and Plato. Its feast day is celebrated on Zoodochou Pigi.

 

 

Holy Monastery of the Virgin Fanaromeni of Dryalos (27310 52231)

Built in 1079, is situated near Gerolimenas and the village Fragoulia. The temple is single-spaced with a roof tile and was renovated in 1322-1323 by the Emperor Andronikos Palaiologos.

 

 

The Old Monastery at Vrodamas

Its feast day is celebrated on Zoodochou Pigi. It is also known for the memorial mass celebrated on 15 September (the Great Martyr Nikita), to honor the heroes that were burned alive by the troops of Ibrahim Pasha in 1825. It was built the 12th century in a gorge and is dedicated to the Assumption, the Saint Nikolaos and to the great martyr Nikita.

 

 

Holy Monastery of the Annunciation Virgin and Agios Georgios at Gerakas (27320 23980)

Built in the 19th century, it is situated north of Gerakas. It hosts, as its name reveals-and not its appearance-two temples, the Agios Georgios and the Evaggelistria.