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MONASTERY ATROS

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The Monastery Atros is the oldest monastery on Kefalonia is located in the homonymous mountain (Atros) and at an altitude of 760 meters!

It is approximately 3 km from Poros. Built around the 8th century and is where fortress architecture still survives in good condition mediaeval tower.

Unfortunately, the monastery has been badly damaged by the 1953 earthquake and fire (1994).

In this monastery and hermitage igoumenefse last century charismatic and considerate elder, Saint Clement, whose about to become the ranking in Hagiology Orthodox Church within the next year.

The monastery celebrates on September 8 (Nativity of Mary).