Pantanassa Monastery

Mystras, Greece

The Pantanassa Monastery is a monastery in Mystras. It was founded by a chief minister of the late Byzantine Despotate of the Morea, John Frankopoulos, and was dedicated in September 1428. It is the only monastery on the site still permanently inhabited. Today it is inhabited by nuns providing hospitality. Its beautifully ornate stone-carved façade is of architectural note.

Pantanassa Monastery is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mystras.

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Unnamed Road, Mystras, Greece
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Founded: 1428
Category: Religious sites in Greece

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Stefano Corbella (2 years ago)
Prepare to CLIMb and Bring water. Try to enter at the upper entrance for less effort
amanda gig (2 years ago)
Brilliant views. Well worth it to walk throughout the area even in sweltering heat (it was 36+ when we were there!).
i pm (2 years ago)
Fantastic, well preserved and maintained place. Easy to find, plenty of parking spots, easy walk to the monastery. Great view, excellent, magnificent set of artwork inside. Must see.
Pierros Zevolis (2 years ago)
Beautiful old and well maintained Byzantine monastery located inside the archeological site of Mistra. Nice view of the old city ruins from this spot (nice for taking photos). Religius place, peaceful, quiet and clean, worth a visit.
Krzysztof Balana (3 years ago)
Great place to visit. Enjoyable views from castle ruins! Would recommend!
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