Avgo Monastery in Argolida, Peloponnese
Argolida Chuches & Monasteries - Nestled deep within the rugged cliffs of Pelei in the Didimoi mountain range lies the Byzantine Avgo Monastery. Steeped in legend and history, this monastery was formed by hermitages in the 11th century and is a stunning example of Moni tonne Vrachon - a monastery built onto a rock. The main church, which is dedicated to two saints, boasts exquisite hagiographies from the 17th century. At the top of the building, in the Transfiguration Cave, you can find icons dating back to the 11th century. Despite no longer being inhabited by monks, Avgo Monastery remains a striking sight to behold. If you're looking for a hidden gem in the heart of Argolida, Peloponnese, be sure to visit Avgo Monastery. Its rich history and breathtaking architecture make it a must-see attraction for any traveler.