Apostolos Andreas Monastery
The monastery, situated on the point known as the Cape
of Saint Andrea, is dedicated to Saint Andrew (Apostle
about the saint whom the monastery has been named after comes
from the holy books. As he was the first person to be called
for induction to priesthood by Christ, his title was O
Protoklitos meaning, the one first called.
The room under the modern church in which there are wells
containing drinking water is thought to have been a chapel
belonging to the old monastery buildings.
the bust in the courtyard of the monastery the monastery is
stated to have been built by Pope Ionnis Oicoromus. Both Turks
and Greeks consider the monastery a holy place; it is visited
by many people for votive prayers. The contents of the monastery
are also noteworthy.