The Monastery of Paleokastritsa
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On a green hill above the beach of Paleokastritsa, about 35 minutes, driving time, from Corfu town, there is a large Monastery complex dedicated to Panagia (Virgin Mary) of Paleokastritsa.
The monastery dominates the whole region. Built on top of a remote hill, it gives gorgeous view of the island and the sea. The monastery has a small ecclesiastical museum with rare Byzantine icons, holy books and other relics. Inside the monastery, operates a traditional olive oil press. The road to the monastery passes through a forest of olive trees and cypresses.
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