Skiathos Somnia
Skiathos Town, 37002
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The founding of the monastery is related to the finding of the icon, around the end of the 17th century. Many legends are heard about the holy icon. It is called “Kounistra” (the Greek word for swingable) because it was revealed in a miraculous way, on a branch of a tree, swinging in the air.

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