Agia Eleousa Monastery in Ilias, Peloponnese
Ilias Churches & Monasteries - The Agia Eleousa Monastery in Ilias, Peloponnese is a remarkable site that has stood the test of time. Constructed in the 10th century AD, this monastery is situated in a lush green gorge, just seven kilometers west of Vartholomio. Despite being targeted by pirates, the monastery was protected by its inhabitants who erected towering walls around it. Today, the monastery is still thriving and is currently looked after by a pair of devoted nuns. Discover the rich history and unparalleled beauty of the Agia Eleousa Monastery in Ilias, Peloponnese.