Agios Ioannis Prodromos

The temple in the church which is made of wood and gold and is beautifully ornate with vines, animals and birds. Can also see murals from the 14th century.

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AGIOS IOANNIS PRODROMOS

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The monastery of Agios Ioannis Prodromos at Skopelos used to be in old times a male monastery.  Since 1920 until today it is a women’s monastery.

It is only a few hundred meters away from the monastery of Agia Varvara on the mountain Palouki which stands tall on the back of Skopelos Town. The monastery of Agios Ioannis Prodromos is a serene place. The nuns who live there are responsible for the church. In fact they take well care of the monastery.

Visitors can see the temple in the church which is made of wood and gold and is beautifully ornate with vines, animals and birds. Visitors, of Agios Ioannis Prodromos Monastery, on Skopelos island, can also see murals from the 14th century.

The monastery of Agios Ioannis Prodromos, on Skopelos island, celebrates on the 24th of June.

Directions: From Skopelos Town you should drive on the coastal road towards Mt Palouki. At the end of that road, turn left and follow the signs to Iera Moni Sotiros. Make sure that when you get to the fork on the road you keep to your right. Continue on the same road that eventually will turn into a dirt road. At the end of the asphalt you take a sharp left up the hill, so be carefull. In about a kilometer you will be at the monastery of Agia Varvara. After that, you will need only 200 m. to reach Agios Ioannis Prodromos Monastery. You can either drive there (about another minute) or walk (about 7 minutes).

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370 03 Agios Ioannis Prodromos, Skopelos Town, Skopelos 370 03, Greece
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