Panormitis Monastery in Symi - Greece

Panormitis Monastery
Symi is a Greek island of the Dodecanese in the Aegean Sea and belongs to the Southern Sporades. The island is only 5.6 miles away from the Turkish mainland.

The Greek Orthodox Monastery of the Archangel Michael Panormitis is situated in the south of the island was built in the early 18th centrury and is still inhabited by monks.

Panormitis is the largest and most important monastery of the island. It houses a small museum and offers simple overnight accommodation.

Numerous tourist boats - mainly from the nearby island of Rhodes - call at the island of Symi during the summer months.

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