Monastery Of Profitis IliasCurrently Closed
- 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Monastery Of Profitis Ilias
6.49% 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
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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.