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Mount Athos: The monks who live in the cloisters – ascetics until the end of their lives

The monasteries in Mount Athos are indeed something special. We often say that Greece is a unique country with a distinct beauty and areas that you can’t see anywhere else. All of this is true and the fact that Mount Athos is one of the most unique areas of our country confirms it. In reality, Mount Athos is an autonomous region of Greece and is located in the northern part of the country, on the easternmost peninsula of Halkidiki. It is home to 20 Eastern Orthodox monasteries and has been ...

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