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Panaghia Galaktotrofoussa (Gr., "she who feeds milk", also "the Virgin Lactans") is one of the many names given to the Virgin Mother and is the name of an icon and a monastery.

List of Galaktotrofoussa monasteries


Monastery of Panagia Galaktotrofoussa

The monastery of Panagia Galaktotrofoussa is located at the confluence of the Chalikiotikos and Lepenetsiotikos Rivers, tributaries of the Acheloos River, on the road that leads to Kalarites (Thessalia, Greece). This monastery was founded in 1799 and is less known than the surrounding monasteries of the Meteora region.