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Monastery of Agios Andreas

Peratata 28100, Greece
+30 2671 069398
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An interesting museum and 14th century church. They are staffed by one or more of the 6 nuns who... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Gary K
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Saunderton, United Kingdom
Blessed to visit St.Andrew Monastery & Museum!!

I feel really glad to visit St.Andrew Monastery. If you happen to visit the St.George Castle in... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Fivi A
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Limassol District, Cyprus
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“old church” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Peratata 28100, Greece

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

An interesting museum and 14th century church. They are staffed by one or more of the 6 nuns who live in the nunnery attached. Sister Maria was very helpful, showed us many things and explained some of the history. The church holds the right foot...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I feel really glad to visit St.Andrew Monastery. If you happen to visit the St.George Castle in Peratata, the monastery is very close (on the opposite site of the road). The monastery is dated many centuries ago. We were really blessed to be in that...More

Thank Fivi A
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The church is in a quiet place in the trees. We found just one nun and a woman in the museum. The old church is very beautiful but the things you see in the museum you cannot see them anywhere else in the whole world.

Thank ANDREAS M
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This small museum contains some beautiful religious art from Kefalonia, much of it from churches destroyed in the 1953 earthquake. The icons, carved wood, and other items, dating from the C15, are well and thoughtfully presented.

1  Thank ThePhilosopher27
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The site has a few buildings that can be visited. One has some icons and wood carvings that have been saved after the 1953 earthquake and these are probably the most interesting items on display. In a small church there are a variety of relics...More

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 13 October 2015

... A very quiet pretty place to visit ... St Andrews full of history and the Museum for a sample of more culture ... You may see some of the nuns who now live there ... Beautiful views !

Thank MadMonkeySue
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This Greek orthodox monastery, actually a nunnery to be precise, was one of the stops on our Holland America excursion from the port of Argostoli. The site dates back to the Byzantine era, but the earthquake of 1953 that devastated the island of Cephalonia also...More

1  Thank practans
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Check opening times so you are not disappointed. To see both the museum and the church you will need to visit before 2pm when they close. Interesting museum with religious paintings and artefacts. The guide wil unlock the ancient church when he gets a group...More

1  Thank NormaSomersetUK
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