|PANAGIA OF VRONDIANI
It was built in 1566 by the Monks locovos and Makarios and is the oldest of the island. It is situated at a distance of 3 km from the village of Vourliotes. Its celebration takes place on the 8th of September, on the occasion of the birthday of the Madonna and a great festival takes place.
It was built in 1582 by Neilos. Inside a deep cave is located the chapel of the Madonna. Outside the cave there are a few small buildings and a chapel of newer construction.
It was built in 1695 by the monk Meletios. It is located at Vlamari, just 3 km from the city of Samos. There are beautiful wall paintings and the temple has the shape of a basilica with a dome.
ST. JOHN THE THEOLOGIAN
It was built in 1823 and is located near Karlovassi.
It is located over Kallithea and was built in the year 800 A.D., to the west of Mount Kerkis, inside a cave whose roof is only 15 m high, by Pavlos Latrinos. It does not have any monks.
It is located in the area of Potami, at Karlovassi. It was built in the 11th century and celebrates on the 6th August, the holiday of the Transfiguration of Christ. It does not have any monks, neither does it have fortified walls around it.
PANAGIA VANGELISTRA KERKI
It is located over the beach of Votsalakia within the confines of a forest on Mount Kerkis. It is a Convent and follows the Gregorian Calendar.
PANAGIA VANGELISTRA PAGONDA
It is located somewhere between Pagondas and Spatharaioi. It is a monastery for women an follows the Gregorian Calendar.
PANAGIA ZOODOCHOU PIGIS KAKOPERATO KERKI
It is located an hour walking distance from the village of Kosmadioi, or half an hour walking from the rural that goes from Marathokambos towards Mavro Stephani.
AGHIOS IOANNIS THE ALMONER
It is under the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. It is below the village of Taliohori in the area Marathokambos, near an enchanting seaside.
PANAGIA SPILIANI - (Virgin Mary of Spiliani 1836 A.C.)
It is located near Pythagorion. The central nave of the church is at the bottom of a large grotto.
More than 67 caves big or small have been discovered in Samos. Most of them are situated at the west part on mountain Kerki. The most famous are the cave of Kakoperato near the village kosmadei, the cave of Panagia Makrini, the cave of Aghia Triada on an altitude of 800 m. near the village Kallithea and the cave of Pythagora in which, according to the tradition, Pythagoras found a refure when he was persecuted by Polycrates, the tyrant of Samos.