gtp logo

Location information

Listed 1 sub titles with search on: Information about the place  for wider area of: "MONI MYRSINIDIOU Monastery CHIOS" .

Information about the place (1)


Mirsinidi Monastery

  Founder of this monastery is the monk Christoforos Seremelis (1897). It is dedicated to Panagia Myrtidiotissa (Virgin of the Myrtles) of the miraculous icon which the monk found in the sea below the monastery. It celebrates its feast day on September 24 when crowds of worshippers come to honor Her Grace. The monastery offered valuable philanthropic services during the German occupation as well as during the resistance movement of World War II. The vestments of the national martyr Gregory V are kept here. The monastery, which house four monks, includes guest quarters.

This text is cited Jan 2004 from the Promoting Tourism Prefectural Committee of Chios URL below, which contains image.

You are able to search for more information in greater and/or surrounding areas by choosing one of the titles below and clicking on "more".

GTP Headlines

Receive our daily Newsletter with all the latest updates on the Greek Travel industry.

Subscribe now!
Greek Travel Pages: A bible for Tourism professionals. Buy online

Ferry Departures