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The Perivoli Monastery

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The Perivoli Monastery is situated on the banks of the Voulgaris River, at a detour off the rural Kalloni-Antissa road just before you reach Antissa.

It is a women’s convent dedicated to the Presentation of the Virgin, and has fallen into disuse in recent years. In the past (at least from the 16th to the end of the 18th century) it was part of the men’s Monastery of Taxiarches Kreokopou, located one hour away at the summit of Mt. Chalakas.

The convent’s cathedral is a traditional wooden-roofed basilica of small proportions and has noteworthy frescos dating from the 16th century.

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