Mount Athos | Halkidiki

Mount Athos is the spiritual capital of the Orthodox Christian world, consisting of 20 monasteries and approximately 2,000 monks. It's a unique place in the world and it's listed in UNESCO’s WORLD HERITAGE MONUMENTS. Visit the oldest surviving monastic community in the world!
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TRAVEL'IN GREECE I The Monastery of #Stavronikita, #Mount_Athos, #Greece

MOUNT ATHOS, Northern Greece - Agion Oros, "Sacred Mountain" in Greece home of most famous monasteries in Greece, open only for men and you have to have a permit from your embassy. Today the monastery has about monks.

Simonopetra ("Simon's Rock") Monastery on a cliff 330' above the Aegean. #Simons_Rock #Monastery

Monastic Mount Athos - Halkidiki, a Holy Land in North Greece (article)

Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Halkidiki, Greece

Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Halkidiki, Greece

Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Halkidiki, Greece

Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Halkidiki, Greece

Dionyssiou Monastery, Mount Athos ~ Chalkidiki , Greece

Dionyssiou Monastery, Mount Athos, Chalkidiki , Greece Dedicated to Tonia J

On the holy peninsula of Mount Athos, monks chant "Christos anesti — Christ is risen" during a midnight vigil. This Easter gathering ends seven weeks of solemn fasting. Monks rise to pray during the quietest hours of the night because that is when they believe the heart is most open.

Eastern Orthodox Christian Monks This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features On the holy peninsula of Mount Athos, monks chant “Christos anesti—Christ is risen” during a.

“The mountains look on Marathon--and Marathon looks on the sea; And musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might yet be free.” Lord Byron, English poet and freedom fighter, 1788-1824.    Chalkidiki-Makedonia, Greece. Simonopetra Monastery on Mount Athos.

“The mountains look on Marathon--and Marathon looks on the sea; And musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might yet be free.” Lord Byron, English poet and freedom fighter, Chalkidiki-Makedonia, Greece. Simonopetra Monastery on Mount Athos.

Pantokratoros monastery - Athos, Halkidiki, Greece Copyright: Serghei Pakhomoff

This photo from Halkidiki, Macedonia is titled 'Pantokratoros monastery'.

"Religious" sunset at Agios Panteleimon, Athos Holy Mount ~ Chalkidiki

Greece Art & Architecture Agios Panteleimon, Mount Athos, Greece researched by NEΦEΛH AΓΓEΛΛOY

Mount Athos, Halkidiki

Image detail for -The Greek Monastery of Gregoriou, Mount Athos, Greece.

Mount Athos

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