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M. Simonopetra

From Dafne our first trip was uphill to M. Simonopetra. The monastery hangs beautifully in the steep hills of Mount Athos. We were warmly welcomed and given a memoarble tour of the monastery. The high point of the tour being, as in evey place, the display of the monastry's relics.

Mount Athos

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Some materials by courtesy of Zbigniew
Kosc, Agion-oros. orthodoxy.ru, Alexia
Amvrazi Chalkidiki.com, inathos.gr,
Macedonian-heritage.gr,
Monachos. net, MountAthos.gr,
newadvent. org/cathen,
Ouranopoli.com, Techni Editions

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