one&only Patmos

Patmos, like a paradise on earth, awaits its guests to reveal them all of its beauty that derives not only by its nature, but also by one Supreme Power that may determine its fate and destination.

The Island of the Apocalypse and the Jerusalem of the Aegean – as Patmos is called worldwide – the island where Saint John the Theologian was exiled to become a hermit and then to write in 95 AD the sacred book of Revelation, is one of the most important religious and atmospheric destinations, without lacking the cosmopolitan air of an Aegean island or the cultural tradition.

The multifarious indented coastline, ten times larger than the coastline of Greece in relation to its size, creates unique bays and beaches, some pebbly, others with sand or rocks and caves that make Patmos an ideal destination of peace, tranquility, mysticism and leisure, embracing with its aura every visitor.

The medieval town of Chora, with Kastromonastiro (castle-monastery) of St. John the Theologian, which dominates like a crown at its peak, the picturesque and labyrinthine alleys and mansions that surround the Monastery, and the unique architecture of the settlements, offer the visitors the unique opportunity to experience a world whilom and modern at the same time, a world that combines tranquility with the unpretentious cosmopolitan element and culture.

The Greek State, recognizing and accepting the specificity and thus the sacred side of this site, proclaimed Patmos in 1981 as “Holy Island” by law of the national parliament, while Unesco in 1999 placed the Chora(town) of Patmos, the Monastery of St. John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse in the World Heritage Monuments, noting once again the importance and unspoiled beauty and charm of this island over the centuries. Alongside, Patmos belongs to the network COESIMA, as one of the seven most important sites of pilgrimage in Europe

TAXI

TAXIS STATION, (+ 30) 22470-31225

EMERGENCY

HOSPITAL CENTER, (+ 30) 22473-60000
PHARMACY A, (+ 30) 22470-31500
PHARMACY B, (+ 30) 22470-31650
POLICE STATION, (+ 30) 22470-31303
MUNICIPALITY OF PATMOS, (+ 30) 22473-60300
POST OFFICE, (+ 30) 22470-31316
CUSTOMS OFFICE, (+ 30) 22470-31312
PORT POLICE (+ 30) 22470-31231, (+ 30) 22470-34131

 

ATTRACTIONS

HOLY MONASTERY OF SAINT JOHN (+ 30) 22470-20800
HOLY MONASTERY OF ZOODOCHOS PIGI (+ 30) 22470-31991
HOLY MONASTERY OF EVAGELISM (+ 30) 22470-31276
HOLY CAVE OF APPOCALYPSE (+ 30) 22470-31234
ORTHODOX CULTURE&INFO CENTER (+ 30) 22470-33316
NATIONAL GUARD BATALLION (+ 30) 22470-31162, (+ 30) 22470-31215
TOWN HALL INFORMATION (+ 30) 22470-31666
CITIZEN’S SERVICE CENTER (+ 30) 22470-31158

ASSOCIATIONS

ASSOCIATION OF BOAT OWNERS OF PATMOS (+ 30) 22470-32664
ASSOC.FOR PROTECTION&PROMOTION (+ 30) 22470-32997
WOMEN’S ASSOC. “SPITHA” (+ 30) 22470-31541
WOMEN’S ASSOC. “PATINIOTISA” (+ 30) 22470-33154
CULTURAL ASSOC “EVAGGELISTRIA” (+ 30) 22470-32090
ASSOC. OF CHORA “OS. CHRISTODOULOS” (+ 30) 22470-32655
Μ.Κ.Ε APOKALYPSIS (+ 30) 22470-29321
ASSOCIATION OF RENTED ROOMS (+ 30) 22470-32583
HOTEL ASSOCIATION OF PATMOS (+ 30) 22470-31962

 

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