Holy Monastery of Saint Athanasios


Holy Monastery of Saint Athanasios

The monastery is located in the forest consisting of oak, olive and prune trees, between the villages of Lefkasio and Filia.

The age of the monastery is over 350 years old. It is two-storey and consists of 50 monks' cells. The temple is a three-aisled basilica with a dome. The materials with which it was built, come mainly from the ancient Kleitor.

The monastery was the center and base of the uprising of 1821.

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