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Ortokosta Monastery

The Monastery belongs to the comunity of Prastos and to the Holy Metropolitan Bishopric of Mantinia and Kynouria, as during the Medieval times belonged to the Metropolitan Bishopric of Monemvasia.

Malevi Monastery

It is one of the best-known and famous monasteries of Arcadia. The icon of the Virgin Mary which dates from 1360 is considered miraculous and every year.

Prodromos Monastery

The most imposing monastery of Parnonas was constructed the 10th or 11th century in the middle of the rocks.

Loukou Monastery

The most accessible to the visitor monastery of Arcadia.Just 4km before the inland Astros and 7km from the coastal Astros.It is built on the valley of Tanos,on the ruins of Ancient Eva, one of the most important villages of Thyrea. It is surrounded by the mountains of Zavitsa, Paleopanagia and Elliniko. The most possible etymology of the name of the monastery is from the Latin word Lucus, which means Holy Forest.