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Metochi (Dependency of) Vatopediou monastery

In Porto Lagos you can visit Aghios Nikolaos church built on an islet. Its history begins in the 11th century. In the period 1814-1815 the monks ordered the creation of the monastery’s icons. Remarkable are the icons of Jesus walking on water and the one which on depicting Aghioi Theodoroi on top and on Aghios Georgios at the lower part. Aghios Nikolaos guest houses and church are relatively new constructions and were built in 1904 on the ruins of an older church, while few years later Panagia Pantanassa church was built.

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