Timios Stavros

The monastery of Timios Stavros, is located two kilometers southeast of the settlement of Mavratzei. It was built by a monk named Nilus and his brother Dionysius, in 1592-1604.

It is a basilica church with a dome and has an ornate wooden temple with scenes from the Holy Bible. There, you can also see a gilded carved wooden pulpit and an impressive throne, which dates back to the 19th century.  In the monastery there is a library full of old books, letters and other important manuscripts.

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