Monastery Of Agios Nektarios
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The Monastery of Agios (Saint) Nektarios is the most important religious monument of Aegina, located 6 km from the centre of Aegina Town. The monastery was founded by the Bishop of Pentapolis Nektarios around the period of 1904-1910, after the request of several nuns. Bishop Nektarios lived in the monastery for 13 years and he was buried under a plane tree outside the church of the monastery. Today, this monastery is one of the most visited sites on Aegina. His memory is celebrated on November 9th with local festivities.