Monastery of Agios Ierotheos

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At a quiet location near the city of Megara, is the monastery dedicated to Panagia Kiparissiotissa and to Agios Ierotheos, first bishop of Athens. The name Kiparissiotissa came from the tradition that in the 15th century the monks of the monastery saved themselves from a pirate attach by climbing on a cypress tree (kiparissi in Greek).

The catholicon has excellent wall paintings and gathers a lot of pilgrims at its celebrations, on the 15th of August and the 4th of October.
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