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Mount Athos Karoulia hermitages

The frightening Karoulia. Is the most isolated area located at the southernmost shore of Mount Athos on a rocky and very steep site and belongs to Megisti Lavra monastery.

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Mount Athos

Mount Athos Greece
What if you could offer an unforgettable experience to you and to your friends by providing them the opportunity to visit Mount Athos (or the so called “Holy Mountain”), located in Northern Greece. A rare landmark of UNESCO and a place characterized for its uniqueness and exclusivity around the world.

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The Skete of Prophet Elijah

The Skete of Prophet Elijah.The Skete of Prophet Elijah (Greek: Σκήτη Προφήτη Ηλία, Russian: Ильинский скит) is a cenobitic skete of Pantokratoros monastery in Mount Athos, Greece.

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The Holy Monastery of Dionysiou

The Holy Monastery of Dionysiou.The Dionysiou Monastery (Greek: Διονυσίου) is one of the twenty monasteries located on the peninsula of Mount Athos in northeastern Greece.

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Mount Athos Skete of Saint Demetrios

Mount Athos Skete of Saint Demetrios.View of a typical monastic settlement on Mount Athos.It is hidden away in a dense forest, in a peaceful area conducive to prayer and spiritual development.

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Mount Athos Toil and Determination

What can we learn from mules. Great Schema Monks on Mount Athos have learnt a great deal from the Holy Fathers and their experiences. Likewise, they have learnt a lot from the humble mules which are used to carry loads of wood from the forests.

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The Holy Monastery of Karakalou

The Holy Monastery of Karakalou Founded in the eleventh century, the monastery received its name after either the Roman emperor Karakala or the monk, Karakalas, who was said to be its founder.

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Monks eating in the refectory

Monks eating in the refectory (interior of the Trapeza, looking west).Vatopedi monastery.Only one inscription of 1319/20, built on the western face of the katholikon exonarthex, referring to its renovation, as well as the refurbishment of the olive press, survives today from the Byzantine refectory of the Monastery.

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