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Monastery of Kalopetra

Monastery of Kalopetra

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Surrounded by the stunning physical scenery of an unspoiled pine forrest, built in 1780 on a mountain slope above the valley of Butterflies, lies the monastery of PanagiĆ  Kalopetra (the Virgin of Kalopetra). It was founded by Alexandros Ypsilantis during his exile in Rhodes. Ypsilantis was a Greek prince, ruler ...