The monasteries of Aigialeia are fragments of the worship and daily life of people who renounced the worldly. People who followed the spiritual militarism of monasticism in a high value system with a focus on glorifying the greatness of God.
The many religious monuments are the “miracle” of Aigialeia. They gain our attention with their humility and in themselves constitute a separate unit for this place. The Christian faith has been expressed many times over the centuries throughout the region. Monasteries and churches of great religious and architectural value were built. Important pilgrimages – stations today.
Today more and more of those who follow religious tourism, come to admire the Temples of God up close. People who want to know the grandeur of their faith and come closer to their deepest existence. Believers who obey their need to understand the Divine as expressed in His places of worship.
Aigialeia invites you to follow the paths of faith to discover Monasteries and Holy Temples with a special and original character. Built in beautiful locations.
One of the most beautiful Shrines in Greece, it is located in the port of Aegio, perched on a 30-metre high rock.
The Church took its name (Tripiti) from the cave-hole (in Greek “tripa”) where it is built... more
The most imposing building in Aegio is located at the heart of the town. The Cathedral, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, has a three-century history.
Like other buildings in Aegio, it was created by the exceptional architect Ernst Ziller and is a typical example of the town’s erstwhile vibrant life.
The original, smaller, church was built in 1366 but was destroyed by the 1861 earthquake ... more
Upon their arrival, visitors are awed by the spiritual radiance of the area. This is a place glorifying the relationship between God and man. Thus, the Holy Monastery of Pammegiston Taxiarchon is a powerful attraction for many Orthodox Christians... more
The nunnery of Ioannis Theologos, near the village Verino of Sympolitia, is yet another Monastery of the Peloponnese.
Built on Agiannis mountain, the monastery overlooks an open horizon and the Corinthian Gulf... more
The Holy Church of the Assumption of the Virgin or Panagia of Vergouvitsa is located in the village of Monastiri in the municipality of Aigialeia, at an altitude of 627 meters. At the entrance of the village there is a shrine built in 1878, 6 meters high in which a large icon of... more
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