St. John Monastery


Five kilometers south of the village Vournika in place Rodaki, above the bay of Vassiliki, you will find one of the most interesting monasteries of the island. It is speculated that it was built in 1654 on the foundations of an ancient Doric temple of Demeter, goddess of agriculture and fertility.

Walk through the surrounding olive groves and visit this stunning monastery where you’ll find beautiful murals and icons.

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