Mount Athos Megistis Lavras

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2.The entrance of the Megistis Lavros monastery.
3.Underneath the entranceís dome.
4.Another picture of the entrance.
5.Within the monastery there are trees that seem to hold...
6.Paintings on the domes of the principal church of the monastery.
7.A close-up of the wall paintings in the church vestibules in the main church.
8.The Second Coming, (wallpaintings)Itís found on the left side of...
9.Another close-up of the vestibule in the main church.
10.One of the 22 tiny churches within the monastery.
11.Inside the tiny church there are magnificent icons where many visitors come and pray.
12.An interior view of one of the 22 tiny churches of the monastery.
13.A view of the principal church in the monastery in an area filled with fog late in the afternoon.
14.Buildings in the monastery, located to the right of the main entrance.
15.The largest and the oldest monastery on Agios Oros, is designed with many arches...
16.A bell tower found close to the principal church.
17.A view of the lobby in the entrance of the monastery.
18.Many of the tiny churches outside of...
19.A close-up of the amazing icons from the monastery.
20.An interior view of one of the 22 tiny churches of the monastery.
21.An interior view of one of the 22 tiny churches of the monastery.
22.An interior view of the monastery. Within the calmness of Agios Oros...
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24.All the doors of the monastery are heavy and coated with heavy metals.
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Foundation: 963 AD
Founders: monk Athanasios
Dedication: to the Assumption of Athanasios
Celebration: July 5th

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