Climbing to the Monastery of Hozoviotissa in Amorgos, Greece

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  Clinging high above the turquoise sea on the island of Amorgos, and nestled like an aerie on a sheer bluff is one of Greece’s most extraordinary old Byzantine monasteries and religious gems. The Monastery of Panaghia Hozoviotissa, an architectural masterpiece, was founded by the Emperor Alexius Commenius I in the 11th century and built to house a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary that ... Read Full Article