When you leave the monastery and go West, you will first pass the gardens
Here is picture of the gardens, shot towards the East. On the plan below you see buildings M5 (general store). The three buildings with the Psi are boat houses. Omega on the map is the cemetaryAn old bridge crosses a small brook, nowadays overgrown with vegetation.
The entrance to the graveyard: behind the wooden fence you see the chapel of the Dormation of the Mother of God (Koimisi Theotokos – pi on the map)
View from the cemetary: the gardens and the monastery
The graves and the chapel: on this spot a few weeks later the abbot of the monastery was buried
Soon after our visit to Esfigmenou the Abbot Christosomou of the monastery died and was burried here (photo thanks to Kelliotes)
The next pictures are from the interior of the building behind the chapel The bones of deceaced monks are kept in plastic bags