Panagia Kounistra Monastery

Builted in 17th century at the place where the miraculus icon of the Virgin was found, in 1650. The church has Hagiographies in most of it part, but time has left its mark on most paintings. In this Monastery lived a great spiritual form of the island and the Church, Dionysios the Elder. Inside the church is the miraculous image of Panagia Eikonistrias, protector of the island, found in 1650. Among other things, in the church are many relics and icons of great religious and archaeological value. The church still works in the tradition of "Kollyvathes Monks."



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