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Mount Athos (Agion Oros) at sunriseMount Athos (Agion Oros) at sunrise

This amazing photo is taken on a July morning from the Sithonia peninsula, near Sarti.

Mount Athos (Agion Oros) at sunriseMount Athos (Agion Oros) at sunrise

Sunrise over Mount Athos. Also taken from the Sithonia peninsula.

Mount Athos (Agion Oros) Halkidiki - GreeceMount Athos (Agion Oros)

South west side of Mount Athos. This photo was taken during heavy wind.

Monastery of Saint Paul - Athos - Halkidiki - GreeceMonastery of Saint Paul

This monastery is inhabitat by 90 monks (1990) and it's existence first appears in documents of 972.

Monastery of Dionisiou - Athos - Halkidiki - GreeceMonastery of Dionisiou

Dedicated to St. John the Baptist and founded in the 14th century by Saint Dionysios of Korseos. The monastery was rebuilt after a devastating fire in 1535.

Monastery of Gregoriou - Athos - Halkidiki - GreeceMonastery of Gregoriou

Dedicated to Saint Nicholas and founded in the 14th century.

Monastery of Simonos Petra - Athos - Halkidiki - GreeceMonastery of Simonos Petra

Built in the beginning of the 14th century by Saint Simon. The monastery is built 230 meters above the sea level.

Monastery of Xeropotamou - Athos - Halkidiki - GreeceMonastery of Xeropotamou

Dedicated to Forty Martyrs and founded towards the end of the 10th century.

Monastery of Saint Panteleimon - Athos - Halkidiki - GreeceMonastery of Saint Panteleimon

Saint Panteleimon is know as a Russian monastery and it was build in 1765.

Monastery of Xenophontos - Athos - Halkidiki - GreeceMonastery of Xenophontos

The monastery was built in 1010, on the south-west of Athos by the monk Xenophon.

Monastery of Docheiariou - Athos - Halkidiki - GreeceMonastery of Docheiariou

This monastery was founded by monk Daniel of Docheiariou around 1032.

Byzantine tower of Ouranoupolis - Halkidiki - GreeceOuranoupolis - City of Heaven

The picturesque village of Ouranoupolis and the Byzantine tower.

Mount Athos photographed from airplaneMount Athos photographed from airplane

The top of Mount Athos, 2034 meters high, photographed out of an airplane.

Mount Athos photographed from airplaneMount Athos photographed from airplane

Skyview on south-east side of Mount Athos.

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