Monastery Of Profitis Ilias

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  • Address: Santorini 847 00 Greece
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +30-2286031210
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Monastery

Monastery Of Profitis Ilias - Review

Dedicated to the prophet Elijah, the Monastery of Profitis Ilias is a structural masterpiece whose sight generates awe as well as reverence. Dating back to 1711, this Monastery was of utmost importance to Santorini as well as the whole of Greece as it helped in disseminating intellectual and patriotic influence. During the time period between 1806 to 1845, this monastery used to run a school where Greek Language and Literature were taught. As you visit this monastery today, you will be able to see a museum that holds a significant collection of ecclesiastical items, books and ethnographic material. From local and Cretan portable icons to wooden sculptures and embroidery which dates back to 17th and 18th century, this museum holds everything of historic interest.

Monastery Of Profitis Ilias Information

  • Do not forget your sunglasses. It is too sunny, especially during the summer.
  • It is unfortunate that this location was chosen as a military base so photographs are strictly prohibited.

Monastery Of Profitis Ilias Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Monastery Of Profitis Ilias by Public Transport

  • By rented car.
  • Trekking to the peak.

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TripHobo Highlights for Monastery Of Profitis Ilias

  • Monastery Of Profitis Ilias Address: Santorini 847 00 Greece
  • Monastery Of Profitis Ilias Contact Number: +30-2286031210
  • Monastery Of Profitis Ilias Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Monastery Of Profitis Ilias Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Monastery Of Profitis Ilias(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Monastery Of Profitis Ilias: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 6.49% of people who visit Santorini include Monastery Of Profitis Ilias in their plan

  • 86.7% of people start their Monastery Of Profitis Ilias visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Monastery Of Profitis Ilias

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Monastery Of Profitis Ilias

People normally club together Museum Of Minerals And Fossils and Santorini Brewing Company while planning their visit to Monastery Of Profitis Ilias.

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Monastery Of Profitis Ilias, Santorini Reviews

  • Very beautiful, nice watching views and getting souvenirs.

  • Stunning. Best view of the entire island. Met a monk that was from CHICAGO! WHAT ARE THE ODDS! Bought great gifts. Enjoyed the views. And hiked around a bit. Just lovely.

  • You can not visit the Sanatorium without being here On the island's roof A lovely place   Go to the church. The view is breathtaking To the mountain and the mountain itself You can see the whole island from end to end highly recommend

  • Top view. Get early there before 10.00

  • Awesome spiritual experience. We rented a quad and reached the top and the views are amazing. We said a prayer and meditated for a while and felt great when we left.

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