Churches in Patmos
Constructed on top of a hill above Chora, the Orthodox Monastery of Saint John the Theologian is among the most important religious centers in Greece. It looks like a fortress but inside there is a monastery, built on the site of an ancient temple.
Tradition says that in this cave, Apostle John wrote the Book of Revelation, inspired by God. An entire monastery has been built around this cave.
This female Monastery is dedicated to Virgin Mary the life giver. It is located in close distance to the Monastery of Saint John.
This small church is located in the village of Kambos and it is dedicated to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. It has nice frescoes inside and rare icons.
The Monastery of Panagia in the region Livadi Kalogiron is located amidst lush greenery and close to the sea. It used to be an ascetic spot but then a monastery was constructed.
This small church is located in the village of Grikos, 5 km from Chora. It is a lovely whitewashed church built upon the ruins of ancients public baths, where many believe that Saint John was baptizing Christians.
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