Agios Ioannis Siderianos Monastery in Mylos, Greece
Mylos Churches & Monasteries - The Agios Ioannis Siderianos Monastery in Mylos, Greece is a historic site located on the western part of Milos Island. Accessible via a track road from the island center, this monastery is home to only a few monks today and is surrounded by a nearly deserted area without a nearby village. The monastery has a fascinating history, with locals sharing stories of a medieval miracle. During a pirate attack, some locals sought refuge inside the monastery and prayed to Saint John. It is believed that their prayers were answered when the wooden door transformed into iron, thus giving the monastery its name, Agios Ioannis Siderianos in Greek (meaning iron). Experience the awe-inspiring history and beauty of the Agios Ioannis Siderianos Monastery on your visit to Mylos Island.
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