Symi despite its small size has many monasteries that you can visit. The most famous one is Panormitis, a big monastery that each year gathers thousands of Christians that are driven by their faith. People usually offer a broom that is believed to aid in the completion of miracles regarding the health of their loved ones.
Iera Moni Panormitou
The monastery of Panormitis is situated in the south part of the island. On its celebration (8th of November and Pentecost) people visit the monastery from all over the country. Food, wine and free residence are offered to the visitors. Some believe that an ancient temple existed, but this cannot be proven from archaeological findings.