Ιερά Μονή Κουτλουμουσίου - Holy Monastery of Koutloumousiou
The Monastery, according to the surviving documents, seems to have been founded in the 11th century. In 1393 it was proclaimed by Patriarch Antonios, Patriarchal and Stavropegic. In 1497 a fire destroys the monastery and the Moldavian rulers rebuilt it. The modern Catholic of the Koutloumousiou Monastery was built in 1540 and was decorated by painters of the Cretan School. The wooden temple is one of the finest of Mount Athos and was constructed in the 19th century.
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