skiathos monastery evaggelistrias


    Skiathos island has several churches and Monasteries which impresses all tourists from the very first sight. The majority of them are constructed at the very interesting places of Skiathos while some could be noticed along the seafront. Very interesting is the Cathedral church of Three Bishops which is located in Skiathos town. In this church there are valuable relics and the amazing icon of Panagia Kounistra, the saint protector of Skiathos.

 

The Monastery of Evagelistria

    This monastery is the only one that is active in Skiathos island. It is located surrounded by lush trees and vegetation, only 5 kilometers from Skiathos town. In post-Byzantine years was built by some monks across the ruins of an ancient monastery. In this place you meet a fine library with rare books, a museum, and many cells.

 

The monastery of Panagia Kounistra

    This monastery is dedicated to the Holy Virgin. It lies in the middle of a pine forest, about 13 km from Skiathos town, on the way to Aselinos beach. The monastery is dated in 17th-century. It has a great significance in the religious life of the locals.

 

Church of Three Bishops

    The beautiful church of the three Bishops is the Cathedral Church of Skiathos Island. It was built in 1846 upper the old harbor and it has a tall bell tower seen from the sea. In this church there are some very rarely meted handmade icons.

 

 

Church of Agios Nikolaos

    The church of Agios Nikolaos is colored in white and includes a remarkable tall Clock tower. Near this church you can find luxury Skiathos hotels.