Patmos Island

Patmos Island

Monastery of St. John the Theologian

In 1088 in Patmos, St. Christodoulos the Latrinos , a gifted and educated monk from Bithynia, was granted funds by Imperial Decree (Chrysovoula /Golden Seal) by the Byzantine Emperor Alexios

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The island of Patmos

«On the previous day, shortly after midnight, “I was in the isle that is called Patmos”. As dawn was about to break, I was high up in Chora. The sea,

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The Island of the Apocalypse

“I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the

Municipality Of Patmos

Beaches

The coastline of Patmos offers an impressive variety of coasts, bays, harbours, capes, coves and rocks with strange shapes. Like beads on a rosary, beaches succeed one another, each with

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Architecture of Patmos

The architecture of Patmos was determined essentially by the Monastery of St. John the Theologian. The total number of houses that were built around the monastery forms a labyrinthine settlement,

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Chora

Chora is the capital of the island with 541 residents and World Heritage Monument by UNESCO since 1999, it is located in the south central part of Patmos, 4 km.

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Skala

The only port of the island, Skala, is the picturesque tourist center of the island: the point of arrival, but also the point of several excursions to all the beaches

Publications

FORBES

The most idyllic place in Europe, first in the ranking of the “Ten most beautiful and attractive areas in Europe to live” according to Forbes. To read the article, please

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Bodies-Associations-Unions of Patmos

Cultural Associations Cultural Association of Campos ( Evaggelistria ) – Gampierakis Markos Tel:6977572233 Cultural Association of Chora ( Osios Christodoulos) – Petridi Maria Tel:2247032655 Association for the Protectionand Promotionof Patmos

Culture

Gastronomy

The gastronomic wealth of Patmos is boundless, comprising a large variety of local products, recipes and dishes, which gift visitors with yet another unique experience. Local vegetables, fruit, the celebrated