The hermitage of Profitis Ilias is located in the highest point of the island of Patmos in front of the Chora on the west side of the island.
You can go there with your own car or scooter only.
The hermitage is always closed. People come here to enjoy a beautiful pure aegean greek sunset.
The view to other islands is amazing you can see Naxos, Ikaria, Samos, Fourni, Leros, Kalymnos, Lipsi, Ktapodia, Donoussa.
Only on the day of Profitis Ilias the old hermitage open its doors to pilgrims and local people for the vespers and matins.
Lean more about the 150 Angelic Salutation prayer tradition in the Christian Orthodox Church. A devotion from the VIII century requested from the Mother of God to the people.