In the settlement of Petralona, amidst a wonderful natural landscape, Andromonastir dominates.
A monastery with wonderful architecture, which was founded in the late 12th or early 13th century and contributed significantly to the revolution of 1821 as it possessed a large property.
Unfortunately, it was damaged by Ibrahim’s raids, but inside the temple there are preserved frescoes from the 13th and 17th centuries, as well as parts of the Byzantine sculptured iconostasis and marble floor tiles.
Before your visit and for any question regarding the opening hours, please contact: +30 27240 51201 (Arch. Site & Museum of Ancient Messina)
27240 51201 (Arch. Site & Museum of Ancient Messina)
Monday – Friday: 08:30 – 14:30
Weekend and Public Holidays: 08:30 – 16:00