Ιερός Ναός του Πρωτάτου Αγίου Όρους - The Protaton Church at Mount Athos
The most significant building at the Protaton in Karyes is the church dedicated to the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is the oldest church on Athos. It belongs to the type of the three-aisle basilica and has two narthexes (the transverse vestibule of the church). The church's interior is adorned with the frescoes of the famous painter Manuel Panselinos.
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