Chrissoskalitissa Monastery

The name Chrissoskalitissa means the stair of the Mother of God. The legend says that when Ottomans conquered the island, the Nuns hid all the monastery’s gold under a specific stai. According to legend , only the Christians with deep faith can detect the golden stair. Chrissoskalitissa is build high on a rock northwest of the island close to Elafonissi.