MONI KOIMISSEOS THEOTOKOU (Monastery) PSARA - Greek Travel Pages

MONI KOIMISSEOS THEOTOKOU, Monastery, PSARA

Overview

  This was built in the 16th century and played an important role in the revolution of 1822, when it was destroyed by the Turks. It was restored by the monk Athanasios in 1880 - 90. The last monk died in 1983. Every year on August 1, the resident of Psara bring the icon of the kimisis to the town, and conduct prayers in the home. After vesper services for the feast day of the Saviour (Tou Sotiros) on August 5, the icon is returned to the monastery.

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Type of location: Settlement
Postal Code: 82100
Tel +30 22740
Altitude: 335 meters
Longitude: 25o 35' 18.48" E
Latitude: 38o 35' 50.9" N

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