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The monastery
Saint Gerasimos is the protector Saint of Kefalonia. People feel so emotional when they talk about him and honor him with two processions.
Every visitor of Kefalonia feels obligated to visit the monastery of Saint Gerasimos.
The monastery of Saint Gerasimos is located west of Argostoli, in Omalos, close to the valley of 40 Pigadia. It is built in a beautiful location, surrounded by vineyards.
The structural complex is combined by the monastery and the new church dedicated to the saint, which was built after the catastrophic earthquake of 1953.
The relic of Saint Gerasimos is saved inside the monastery. During the translation of his relics, his body was found incorruptible and gave off a pleasant smel

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  • Copyright: Lefteris Petroutsos (Lefteris13) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 11 W: 0 N: 51] (298)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2008-08-17
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-06-12 22:35
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