Monastery of Prodromos (St.Ioannis Baptist) - Zante - Zakynthos
Monastery of Prodromos (St.Ioannis Baptist) - Zante - Zakynthos Greece
The monastery of St Ioannis the Baptist, built in 16th century, close to the village of Katastari (Hartata) offers an uninterrupted view to the nearby island of Kefalonia and to the coast of Peloponnisos.
In the past this post Byzantine monastery, located on the mountain north of Alykes, in the past has been used for its position has a rest area for the pilgrims even though the masterpieces that are there are of great value.
It is possible to see the icons of the famous painters Poulakis and Bafas and precious wood faldstools.
The complex includes a simple abbey, a two floors building and a tower with circular base, built in the past as a defence.