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  • 1 Patmos Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 85500 Pátmos

    The northernmost island of the Dodecanese is an important place of Christian devotion: St John the Apostle wrote the Apocalypse here, and an 11C monastery dedicated to him vies with Mount Athos as the centre of Orthodox Christianity. Around it lies t..

  • 2 St John's Monastery Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    GR - 844 00 Skála

    The powerful walls of St John's Monastery (Ágios Ioánis Theólogos) dominate the town's white houses and the island of Pátmos, as well as the surrounding archipelago. The circuit wall was built in the 11C-12C; its massive canted buttresses were added ..

  • 3 Panorama Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 84400 Pátmos

    East of Hóra, three windmills overlook the Gríkos road. The view from here is exceptional: to the west, the Hóra and the walls of the monastery; on the hillside, the white cuboid buildings of the School of Pátmos above the Monastery of the Apocalypse..

  • 4 Monastery of the Apocalypse Interesting

    Religious buildings

    GR - 84400 Pátmos

    Between Skála and Hóra stands the little fortified Monastery of the Apocalypse built in the 17C. This peaceful spot hidden in a pine forest resonating with the sound of chirping cicadas provides a beautiful view of Skála Bay. It is hard to believe th..

  • 5 Gríkou Bay Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 84400 Skála

    The islet of Traonissi lies at the far end of curving Gríkou Bay. Halfway along is Kalíkastrou Rock, honeycombed with caves which were once occupied by hermits. Cafés, tavernas, hotels and Pétra Beach await you at Gríkou, from where there are boat tr..

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