Monastery of Mother of God of Atros (Poros)


It is the oldest monastery in Kefalonia as it was constructed in the 8th century, during the Byzantine Era. After you climb on 760 meters from the sea, you can admire the medieval tower and Arhondariki. It was men’s commune and for many centuries it influenced the spiritual life of Poros lying down on the beach. It is celebrated on September 8th (Birthday of Mary), when believers from the surrounding area to the clean it to celebrate the solemn liturgy.

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