Located on the southern side of Kos island, there is the lovely Monastery of Agios Ioannis (Saint John). 
At a distance of 7 km from Kefalos, this monastery has been constructed in traditional architecture. 
The blue and white colors dominate there, as the church and the pave yard are painted in these colors.
Built on a hill above Kefalos, this monastery is surrounded by lush greenery and offers amazing view to the sea. 
A large plane tree throws its shadow on the church and some wooden benches have been put around the church for visitors to relax and enjoy the scenery.
The church inside is small but gives a solemn atmosphere. 
Beautiful icons and amazing frescoes decorate the walls, while a golden chandelier hangs from the roof. 
A few meters aside the church, there is an old, half-ruined bell tower. 
The monastery celebrates on August 29th and lots of pilgrims flock there on its feast day to pay their respects to the saint.