Churches and Monastries

Church of Agios Nikolaos

The Church of Agios Nikolaos is the imposing church located in the village of Niborio.  The church stands out for its beautiful black and white pebbled mosaic courtyard and the majestic bell tower.  It is worth mentioning that the bell tower of Agios Nikolaos was constructed with the marbles of the ancient temple of Apollo and it is the tallest bell tower of the Dodecanese. Inside the church, there is a small ecclesiastical museum.  The church celebrates in honor of the saint on December 6th

Church of Panagia

The Church of Panagia is a charming chapel located above the deserted village of Horio.  Inside the church, one will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful wall paintings of the church.  The church of Panagia celebrates in honor of the saint on the August 15th.

Monastery of Agios Ioannis Alargas

The Monastery of Agios Ioannis Alargas is a beautiful monastery located in one of the most remote areas of the western side of Halki.  The monastery offers panoramic views of the surrounding areas.  It is possible to stay overnight in one of the cells by arrangements.  The biggest traditional feast of the island takes place at the monastery on the 28th of August.

Monastery of Taxiarhis Michael Panormitis/Palarniotis

The Monastery of Taxiarhis Michael Panormitis/Palarniotis is located on the hill of Agios Onoufrios close to the abandoned village of Horio.  The geometric shapes of the pebbled mosaic of the courtyard of the monastery constitute an authentic sample of the art of the Dodecanese.  Here, one can admire panoramic views over the Aegean Sea.