Monastry of Anafonitria - Zante Zakynthos - Greece
Monastry of Anafonitria - Zakynthos island - Greece
The monastery (Anafonitria) from that the near village takes his name, has build at 14th century. This is the monastery where ST. Dionysios protector Saint of the island, passes the last years of his life.
Built in greenness landscape it is an attitude for a lot of tourists.
His medieval tower XV century that you can see immediately in the entry, he is very interesting. The tower that is destroyed, partly, it has in the top four arches and a cross and it is used as belfry while in the past he was built to protect.
In the church exists a picture of Virgin that is dated in VX century and she is big value, emanating from Konstantinoupoli. Exist also a lot of frescos in the walls.
ST. Dionysios stayed here after he take bield.