Monastery of Saint Irene
The Monastery of Saint Irene (3 hours)
The monastery of Saint Irene is located in Likovrisi of Attica and follows the Old Calendar. It is a large building complex of about 50 acres. Founded and developed in the years after the greek civil war.
It is dedicated to Saint Irene Chrisovalanto who had made many miracles and had helped many people in her life. It is said that the thing that helped her through a holly life were three Godsend apples, which she kept and eat on special occasions.
If the "evil" fruit was the reason for the protoplasts to be expeled from heaven, many people believe that with the help of the apple of goodness that can beat their sickness or have children. Many childless couples come here with the expectation to receive the blessed apple and, thus, have children.