Holy Monastery of Pelekiti

The Holy Monastery of Panagia (Virgin Mary in Greek) Pelekitis is a post-Byzantine monument, only 1 km from the village of Karytsa. The Monastery is built on a rocky peak of the Mountains of Pindos surrounding the area (altitude 1400m.). The Holy Monastery of Panagia Pelekitis is considered as a rare religious monument of the 16th century. Here, visitors can admire several sacred relics, holy manuscripts, and more. The magnificent carved iconostasis and the frescoes of the temple attract the eye of the visitor. The monastery celebrates in memory of Mary every year on the 15th of August.