The Sporades Sights

Evangelistria Monastery

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 02/15/2017

Fodor's Review

Perched on Palouki mountain and overlooking the sea and Skopelos' Chora, the impressive Evangelistria Monastery was founded in 1676 and completely rebuilt in 1712 by Ioannis Grammatikos, who believed he was saved from execution by an 11th-century icon of the Virgin. It contains no frescoes but has an intricately carved iconostasis and the miraculous icon.

Sight Information

Address:

On mountainside opposite Skopelos town, 1½ km (1 mi) to northeast, Skopelos Town, Skopelos, 37003, Greece

Phone:

24-2402–3230

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 02/15/2017

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