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Monastery of Profitis Ilias in Roustika

The church bells, Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
The church bells, Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
Near the village is the monastery of Profitis Ilias. The monastery includes the Byzantine church of Profitis Ilias, Agia Triada, and Agia Zoni. The church is a three-aisled basilica with a dome on a drum. It has a bell tower with two bells with inscriptions dated 1637. The monastery had been a centre of support for the revolutions against the Turks and it was destroyed by the Turks in 1821.

Photos of Monastery of Profitis Ilias in Roustika:


The entance to Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
The entance to Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
The church bells, Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
The church bells, Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
A Venetian emblem, Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
A Venetian emblem, Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
The church bells, Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
The church bells, Moni Profitis Illias, Roustica
 
Visit the area of the sight: Roustika