Monastery Of Profitis Ilias526 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Santorini 847 00 Greece
- Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: +30-2286031210
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Monastery
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 Travel Tips
- 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.
Entrance Ticket Details For Monastery Of Profitis Ilias
- Entry is free.
How to Reach Monastery Of Profitis Ilias
- By rented car.
- Trekking to the peak.
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4.72% of people who visit Santorini include Monastery Of Profitis Ilias in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
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
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Monastery Of Profitis Ilias