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Monastery of Eleftherotrias

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The Monastery of Eleftherotrias is located at Lagopodo village near the church of Santa Maura, and the distance from the center of Zakynthos is about 12 km away. It is
situated in a lush green landscape, which has a spectacular view over the plains of the island. In the interior kept the remains of the children, where have killed by Herod in Jerusalem, as well as the Cross of the Holy Sepulcher. In exterior looks like a castle, because the towers have loopholes from above. What will impress you from the monastery is the alternation of colors, the red and the white where highlight the windows and the arches. Today at the Monastery of Eleftherotrias, Reverend Sister is: Magdalen Baku, who leads 17 other nuns, and they are famous for its textiles and rugs which made with the
traditional loom.




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