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Platytera Monastery

It is located at the northern entrance to the town. It was built in 1743 but it was  destroyed   in 1798. It was rebuilt in 1801 and it was completed in 1864 with the bell tower. It is devoted to the Virgin Mary, to Agios Chrysanthos and Agia Daria.

In the monastery there is an interesting collection of post-byzantine icons made by important painters, like G. Klontzas, father Nik. Koutouzis and Sp. Ventouras. It has got an artistic   wood-carved templon  covered with sheets of gold and silver.

 In the monastery there are the tombs  of Ioannis Kapodistrias , the first governor of Greece, as well as of several Metropolites of Corfu.

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