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The village of Kalopetra, Rhodes

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Chapel Kalopétra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.

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Inside the Church Kalopétra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Inside the church of Kalopétra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.
Chapel Kalopétra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.A Kalopétra (Καλοπέτρα "good stone"), you can visit the monastery of the eighteenth century dedicated to the Dormition of the Virgin, built in 1782 by Dimitris Ypsilantis, exiled prince of Wallachia in Rhodes.

Monastery Kalopetra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.

View over the valley of the butterflies from Kalopétra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image. From the site of the monastery one can enjoy a beautiful view of the valley of the butterflies , Petaloudes.

You can also taste the honey produced by the priests.

Monastery of the Virgin, a wooded path leads to the monastery Agios Soulas (6 km Soroni on the coastal road), around which is being held July 30, a great religious festival with donkey races and folk dances.
Inside the church of Kalopétra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Inside the chapel Kalopétra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Inside the chapel Kalopétra Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.

Location

Monastery Kalopétra is at the end of the valley of the butterflies .

Coordinates: Latitude: 36.334902 (36 ° 20 ’5.6 ") N, Longitude: 28.051872 (28 ° 3’ 6.7") E

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