1530 – Vatopedi: a photographic overview – 1

Let’s take a closer look at the Vatopedi monastery. On the plan below we start at nr 1, the main entrance. The numbers refer to the places where the pictures are taken.

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DSCN2204 A(Large)Number 1: the main entrance

DSCN2206 C (Large)Nr 2: the kiosk or waiting pavilion (P), seen from the entrance

DSCN2205 B(Large)nr 3: the mural in the vaulted dome in the main entrance

DSCN2205anr 3: detail of the mural: the Father, Son and Holy Gost

DSCN2210 G(Large)nr 4: the guesthouse/archondariki and the chapel of the Holy Girdle (Agia Zoni). B1 on the plan all are fountains. We had a room in the attic:

DSCN2242 (Large)

DSCN2209 D(Large)nr 5: view from the guesthouse (the balcony near E k), north east direction.

DSCN2208 F(Large)nr 6: the chimneys of the guesthouse

DSCN2211 H(Large)nr 7: the katholicon (A) and the clocktower (A2), with a roofed well on the right and the chandlery (N) on the left

DSCN2212 I (Large)nr 8: a wing of cells

DSCN2215 J(Large)nr 9: the courtyard in front of the exo narthex of the katholicon. On the right the trapeza and on the left the phiale (B), with the bell- tower behind it (A-1).

Wim Voogd, 4/4/14


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