Makellaria Monastery, Kalavrita

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The Makelaria Monastery (Greek: Ιερά Μονή Κοιμήσεως Θεοτόκου Μακελαριάς) is a 6th-century Eastern Orthodox monastery located in the Peloponnese, Greece. It lies on a big rock near the villages of Lapanagoi, at a distance of 30 km from the town of Kalavryta. The monastery, one of the oldest in Greece, was founded in 532 AD and is dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos

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  • surrounded by a magnificent oak forest and pinned on a huge rock , the monastery Makellaria will absorve you in its long history and will submit you on unique atmosphere. You must go there  more »
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