The historic monastery of the Evangelistria’s Red Church is located at Platistoma. The first small temple was founded by 2 monks in 1478 and was built with crude stones and local red mortar, from where it was named of. The monastery was built later, during the 16th century, promoted as a religious center with unique fame and wealth.
These are: “The Annunciation”, “The Mistress of Angels”, “The Christ King of the Kings” and the “Agios Ioannis Prodromos”. The wooden cut iconostasis is magnificent with 5 fantastic well preserved icons. The Red Church is one of the most significant Christian monuments of Lefkada.