Monastiri

My Tinos View by luk van cleemput

The Monastery Kechrovouni is located in Monastiri,

and is dedicated to Virgin Mary and was founded by the daughters of a wealthy family of Tinos in the 11th or 12th century.

 

It is a large building, which includes the main church, smaller chapels, as well as ancillary areas and the monks' cells.

Apart from the cell, you can still see the remarkable icons and relics of 18th and 19th century.

 

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