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Panagia Chozoviotissa Monastery

Panagia Chozoviotissa Monastery

The most distinct monastery in Amorgos is that of Chozoviotissa, dedicated to Virgin Mary. Located near the Hora (capital) on a steep slope above the sea, Chozoviotissa embodies Virgin Mary the protector of the island.

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The most distinct monastery in Amorgos is that of Chozoviotissa, dedicated to Virgin Mary. Located near the Hora (capital) on a steep slope above the sea, Chozoviotissa embodies Virgin Mary the protector of the island and honour her with a festival and a procession of her icon around the villages. Four other churches and monasteries worth appreciating are Panagia Panochoriani in Lagkada, Panagia Katapoliani in Katapola, Agia Paraskevi in Kato Meria, and Agioi Anargyroi in Tholaria. The post Byzantine churches of Kera Leousa, Agios Thalelaios, Agios Thomas and Stavros, are also found in Hora.

 

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Panagia Chazoviotissa Amorgos, 840 08

+30 22850 71274

Opening Hours - Winter
  • Monday - Sunday; 8:30-15:00
Opening Hours - Summer
  • Monday - Sunday; 8:30-15:00

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