Kos Churches & Monasteries - Located on the southern side of Kos Island, at the end of the Asphault Road, lies the stunning Agios Ioannis Monastery in Kos, Greece. This traditional monastery is famous for its picturesque blue and white architecture and is situated only 7 km from Kefalos. Positioned on a hill above Kefalos, the monastery is surrounded by lush greenery and boasts breathtaking views of the sea. Visitors can unwind and take in the scenic landscape on wooden benches placed around the church, where a large plane tree casts its shadow. The church, though small, exudes a solemn atmosphere and is adorned with stunning frescoes and beautiful icons. A golden chandelier hangs from the roof adding to its grandeur. A few meters away from the church, there stands an old, half-ruined bell tower. Every year on August 29th, the monastery celebrates its feast day, and many pilgrims flock to Agios Ioannis Monastery in Kos, Greece to pay their respects to the saint.

►View all Kos sightseeing

Explore the secrets of Kos!

Book a Tour Find a Room