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 fa├žade 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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Roland Monsegu (6 months ago)
Nice monastery part of the very interesting Mystra ruin complex.
BARTOSZ R (8 months ago)
Active monastery with fairy tale vibe and beautiful frescoes inside the main church.
Pandora SEON (8 months ago)
A haven of peace!
Pola Pola (9 months ago)
Ancien history, just must be there.
Wim Farasyn (2 years ago)
Lovely place! Go early in the morning, very quiet and not too hot
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