Information about Mount Athos Halkidiki

Holy Skites

The Holy Skites of Mount Athos

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SKETE OF PROPHET ELIAS

It was founded in 1759 by the Russian monk Paisio Velitchkofsky.

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SKETE BOGORODITSA

The skete of Bogoroditsa lies 700m above sea level

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SKETE OF ANNUNCIATION OF THE VIRGIN

It was founded in 1766 by the priest and monk Sylvester

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SKETE TIMIOU PRODROMOU OR IBERIAN

One hour away from Iviron monastery the Skete of Timiou Prodromou.

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SKETE AGIOU ANDREA

Agiou Andrea Russian Skete lies 500m away from Karies.

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THE NEA SKETE

It was founded in 1760 and belongs to the monastery of St. Paul.

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karoulia

KAROULIA

Karoulia is the main area of the hermits and belongs to Megisti Lavra monastery.

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katounakia

KATOUNAKIA

Katounakia is a hermit’s area and it lies between Mikri Agia Anna Skite and Karoulia.

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SKETE AGIOU DIMITRIOU

It belongs to Agiou Pavlou monastery.

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SKETE AGIOU PANTELEIMONOS

The skete of Agiou Panteleimonos belongs to Koutloumousiou monastery.

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SKETE AGIOU DIMITRIOU

The skete of Saint Dimitrios one hour away of Vatopedi monastery.

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SKETE TIMIOU PRODROMOU

This Romanian cenobitic skete, until 1854, it was a Greek cell.

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SKETE AGIAS TRIADOS

Three hours away from the monastery of Megisti Lavra lies the skete of Kafsokalivia.

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MIKRA AGIA ANNA

Mikra Agia Anna is an Hermitage place, established in the 16th century.

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SKETE AGIA ANNA

Five hours away from the monastery of Megisti Lavra y lies the skete of Agia Anna.

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