The culmination of your visit to the Monastery of St. John is on The Terrace. You will immediately admire two sets of Byzantine carillons. The largest consists of five bells of different sizes stacked in two rows. Then, venture toward the white crenelated wall. Dare to look over the edge. The squeamish might get vertigo. Everyone else is thrilled with the incredible, bird’s-eye view of the harbor, the town of Skala and the island’s barren, hilly terrain.