Tag: monasteries of Ilia

The eerie Monastery of Askitis inside the cave in Ilia

In a green gorge, in a secluded but beautiful landscape lies a monastery very different from the others. Different on the one hand because of its location, and on the other hand, because of its history and the tradition that follows it. The reason for the Monastery of Askitis ("Ascetic" in Greek), is dedicated to the Deposit of the Holy Belt of the Virgin Mary and is located in the Peloponnese. The images below speak for themselves and you can understand why this monastery stands out not only in the ...

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