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MONASTERY OF ST. JOHN – SOUROTI

MONASTERY OF ST. JOHN - SOUROTI

The Monastery of St. John the Theologian is situated in the village Souroti, 20km away from the airport of Thessaloniki.

On July 12th 1994, St. Paisios reposed and was buried at the Monastery, next to the church of St Arsenios the Cappadocian.

TEL: 0030 23960 41320

 

Monastery typical rule for appropriate clothing:

Entry to the Convent is not allowed to women wearing trousers, short skirts, and sleeveless or backless dresses.

Women should wear a skirt that’s wide and long, reaching below the knee.

The Convent does not provide skirts, shawls/scarves or other articles of clothing.

Entry is also denied to men wearing shorts or sleeveless shirts.

These rules also apply to children.

 

The Monastery is open:

Tuesday and Thursday

Winter Time:     10 am – 1 pm και 4 pm – 6 pm

Summer Time:  10 am – 1 pm και 5 pm – 7 pm

SATURDAY

Winter Time:     10 am ­ 03 pm

Summer Time:  10 am ­ 03 pm

SUNDAY

Winter Time:     11 am – 1 pm και 4 pm – 6 pm

Summer Time:  11 am – 1 pm και 5 pm – 7 pm

During the Clean Week and the Holy Week the Convent is closed

 

MONASTERY OF ST. JOHN - SOUROTI

 

MONASTERY OF ST. JOHN - SOUROTI

 

MONASTERY OF ST. JOHN - SOUROTI