Simonos Petras monastery,  Mount Athos in Chalkidiki

Simonos Petras monastery, Mount Athos in Chalkidiki,Greece

Holy Mountain (AGIO OROS ) Monastery of Saint Lavra.

Monastery of Great Lavra. Built in 963 in Mount Athos, Greece. It has 37 chapels around the red Katholikon (main church) at the heart of the complex. It has a dome that is cross-shaped above the tomb of St Athanasius.

Visit the Monistaries of Mount Athos

Athos - Greece Simonopetra monastery is one of 20 on this peninsula on which only men are allowed to visit.

Mount Athos: legends and traditions

Athos: Description - geographical and historical data. Religious tourism in Halkidiki. Visit the monasteries of Mount Athos