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.
- Adres: Mavratzei Samos