IN MARKOPOULOS VILLAGE FROM 6 -15 OF AUGUST ON THE REMAINS OF THE BELL TOWER OF THE CHURCH APPEAR EVERY YEAR, SMALL SNAKES .PEOPLE TAKE THEM IN THEIR HANDS AND OBSERVE THEM.CHARACTERISTIC OF THESE SNAKES IS THE CROSSWORD ON THEIR HEADS.

ACCORDING TO THE LEGEND ,THERE WERE AN OLD AND RICHC ONVENT THAT PIRATES TRIED TO LOOT AND PILLAGE.THE NUNS PRAYED TO MARY TO PROTECT THEM AND SHE TURNED THEM TO SNAKES.LOCAL PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT IT IS A BAD SING WHEN THEY DO NOT APPEAR.

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06 February 2016
            Monastery of Saint Gerasimos is the most sacred one in Kefalonia island, it is ...
06 February 2016
            THE MONASTERY WAS NAMED FROM THE GREEN GARDENS , EXPLOITED BY MONKS. IT WAS ...
06 February 2016
              IT IS A BYZANTINE MONASTERY AND IS LOCATED IN VILLAGE PERATATA.YOU CAN ...
06 February 2016
          IN MARKOPOULOS VILLAGE FROM 6 -15 OF AUGUST ON THE REMAINS OF THE BELL TOWER OF ...
06 February 2016
            THE MONASTERY WAS BUILT DURING THE 130 CENTURY. THERE ARE SAVED BYZANTINE ICONS, ...
06 February 2016
            IT IS THE MST ANCIENT MOMASTERY OF KEFALONIA.IT WAS BUILT DURING THE 80 CENTURY ...