Monastery of Saint John the Theologian

Hidden Crypts Discovered at Famous Monastery of St. John on Patmos Island

The complex that houses the grotto where tradition says Saint John wrote the Book of Revelation and his Gospel, on the eastern Aegean island of Patmos, has revealed hidden crypts, windows and doors during recent restoration work, according to...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece

Visitors in Greece can enjoy inspiring trips into artistic, cultural, historical, and folkloric traditions approaching seventeen magnificent Greek monuments that are included on the "World Heritage List" by UNESCO for being vivid representations of human creative genius. Fifteen of...

Hundreds of Worshipers Visit St. Paisios' Tomb

Hundreds of worshipers traveled to Thessaloniki, Greece, in order to pay their respects to the recently canonized St. Paisios, whose tomb is located at the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian. It is estimated that a total of 1,500 people visit...

Putin's First Greek Stop: Mt. Athos

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first stop in Greece will be Mount Athos, then the island of Apocalypse, Patmos and finally the Byzantine city of Peloponnese, Mystras. Patmos has already started the preparations to welcome him in Mid-August. He decided to...

Putin to Visit Mount Athos

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is going to visit the Aegean on the yacht of an entrepreneur friend. Although it is difficult to tell Putin’s plans for sure, it seems that after Mount Athos, which he visits every year, the...