Although many buildings on Mt. Athos are renovated or newly build there are still a lot of houses in decay and many ruins. Above the two buildings at the border in 2009. The little building on the left still intact. But apparently not in a very good condition.In 2013 the little building is completly collapsed.
Most ruins can be found in the area in and around the capital of Karyes. This picture is taken in the early morninglight in 2013.
This used to be a house in Karyes. Both chapels are empty and in very bad condition.
Ruins in Karyes and within the walls of Sk. Andreaou.
It is not only decay. In Panteleimonos they even reconstructing this part of the guesthouse.
text and photo’s by hv
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