The island of Patmos, one of the world’s greatest centers for religious tourism, and a UNESCO world heritage site, can now also take pride in the complete restoration of the Cave where St. John the Theologian envisioned and wrote the sacred apocalyptic text, but also of churches and other buildings, which along with the cave are part of a single complex.

Consisting of enclosed spaces, chapels and cells belonging to four distinct buildings of different eras, the architectural complex of the Apocalypse is a particularly multifaceted and characteristic example of prosthetic architecture.

Today, the Cave of the Apocalypse has transformed into a place of worship, where pilgrims are given the opportunity access its beauty and the awe it inspires. In 1999, UNESCO declared the Cave –along with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian– a World Heritage Site.