rhodes filerimos
    Rhodes Filerimos

    Filerimos Rhodes Hill Monastery

    One arrives in Filerimos Hill in Rhodes through Trianta village after traveling through a lush green pine forest. The area got its name in the 13th century from a monk, who came from Jerusalem and brought with him a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary. On top of the green hill he built a chapel dedicated to her. Later, the Knights built a large monastery on the same site. The Hill was the acropolis of ancient Ialyssos.

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