Atros Monastery, above Poros, Kefalonia
The oldest monastery of Kefalonia, the monastery of Atros
built in the Byzantine era in the 8th century.
The monastery was destroyed mostly due to earthquakes and fires.
The monastery is also known as Theotokos Monastery and is dedicated to the birth of Virgin Mary.
The monastery celebrates the feast of Virgin's birth on September 8th.
The climb to the monastery offers some magnificent views of Poros.
The Monastery is just over 500metres above sea level,.