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Holy Monastery of Ikosifoinissa

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  • Code
    Code MONAST0001
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  • Name
    Monument Name Holy Monastery of Ikosifoinissa
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  • Institution
    Related Institution Holy Diocese of Drama


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  • Origin / Location
    Location Name Paggaeo mountain
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    Prefecture Serres prefecture
    Country Greece
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  • Short Description
    Short Description The history of the monastery is lost in the mists of time. Old traditions say that the bishop of Philippi Sozon established a church and monastic settlement at Vigla, 50 meters east of Ikosifinissa where today there are ruins of massive walls and tower.
    When the first Founder of the monastery arrived here, that is Saint Germain, everything was abandoned. Led by St. Mary's command, with the help of an angel, he came from the Holy Land where he was a monk in Saint John the Baptist’s Monastery. The saint commanded the monastery with wisdom and prudence and died in peace after he appointed Neophytos as his successor.




  • Measurements
    Type of Measurement Length
    Part/ Phenomenon measured length of the katholikon
    Coordinates of part measured
    Measurement Value 22,30
    Measurement Unit Meter
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    Date of Measurement
    1998 AD
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