Sigri

Religious Monuments

Lesvos Island is among the top pilgimage spots of Greece. Within the Sigrian vicinity are three great monasteries build in extraordinary locations

In Lesvos Island are also: the Sacred Monastery of Pamegiston Taxiarchon in Mantamado, the Sacred Monastery of St. Raphael in Thermi, the monastery of Panagia of Agiasos, the omnastery of Panagia of Petra, the Sacred Monastery of Leimonos and the Sacred Monastery of Myrsiniotissa in Kalloni and finally the Sacred Monastery of Damandri. With a schedule, you can visit all the pilgrimages from Sigri within two or three daytrips.

Monasteries

Twenty-eight km from Sigri, nestled in the dramatic landscape in a deep gorge with the dam of Eressos forming a lake, is the Monastery of Pythari. Dedicated to the Archangels, …

The convent of Perivoli is located at a distance of 20 km from Sigri, between Andissa and Vatousa. It was built in the Byzantine style, and is dedicated to the …

As you come to Sigri by road you see the Monastery of Ypsilou, built by Agios Theofanis of Sigri. It sits on top of the cone of an extinct volcano …

Churches and Chappels

In a privately owned area, 1 km from the village, this elegant church was erected in memory of Saint Vlasios.

On the island of Nisiopi is the church of Agios Georgios (Saint George). The foundations of the former, larger church can still be seen. The small church that exists today …

In the interior of the Sigrian countryside, on both sides of the river Tapsa, along with the ruins of houses there are three more chapels. On the left is Agia …

In the location of Faros, about 2 km from the village. The chapel of Profitis Ilias was built in 1995, in a prominent position, with a wonderful view towards Sigri.

About 2.6 km from Sigri, on the slope of the hill of the same name is the church of Taxiarches. It celebrates its name day on the 1st of May. …

In the old settlement of Paliochori, about 4 km north of Sigri, built on a rock is the church of Agia Paraskevi. It was the place of worship of about …

Located on the beach of the same name, 3 km north of Sigri.It is built in a small cave that starts from the edge of the beach and descends into …

Agios Theofanis of Sigriani was the founder of the Monastery of Ypsilou. He was expelled from the Patriarchate of Constantinople as he argued against the government-led iconoclasm of the time, …

Named after the Patron Saint of sailors it has a special place in village life. Located at the entrance of the village, before the main settlement, the site was chosen …

The Church of the Holy Trinity is the parish church of Sigri.The building has three floors and was built as a mosque by Eresios Demiris on the initiative of Suleiman …