The Peace of Patmos
Patmos When you hear this word you may already feel the sea breeze caress your ears. The Island of Revelation… People call it the “Jerusalem of the Aegean” and not unfairly. This beautiful Greek island is linked with greatness and serenity. This is what you feel when you walk through the alleys of Chora and visit the Holy Monasteries.
The Religious History of Patmos
You have to visit it to discover its mysterious character, the deep relationship to Christian religion and the inner peace. All the places whisper it. The dark cave where John the Theologian wrote the Apocalypse, the central church of the Holy Monastery of St. John the Theologian, the alleys of Chora with the impressive stone mansions… Visit it and discover a UNESCO World Heritage Site that you won’t forget!
Patmos as a Tourist Destination
Patmos, for years, has been a destination for intellectuals, artists, and famous visitors from all over the world. The traditional white color, the three windmills of the island, the nightlife at the picturesque harbor of Skala and the cosmopolitan Chora, the paths and routes that visitors can follow, the underwater coral reefs, the idyllic scenery, the beautiful beaches, and the nearby islets, all of them are harmoniously combined and make the island an ideal tourist destination that will satisfy even the most demanding visitor. Ιt is not accidental that in the Forbes List 2009, Patmos was the number one of the most idyllic places in Europe to live.
So, after all… are you ready to indulge in the magic?