It's estimated that Patmos island has in excess of 400 churches. Most are private and closed to the public for privacy and to avoid stealing.
They are only open during their saint day when a priest comes to perform a liturgy.
Usually these churches belong to families since many generations and are very dear to them.
One of the very few churches that is usually open all day around in Skala is Agiou Pnevmatou, the Holy Spirit Church near the pharmacy, proton supermarket and the Christian Gift Shop.