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  The monastery of Agios Ioannis Gionis is on the west side of the peninsula of Spatha and it can be reached by a rough road from Kolimbari via Rodopou.
The monastery is in the middle of a green valley in an uninhabited area with lovely scenery. A very interesting celebration (panigiri) is held on its name day, 29 August, when hundreds of people go to the monastery and group baptisms take place.

This text is cited Oct 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.

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