In post 2204 I published the hike from Dafni to Xiropotamou. Today we take a look at the outside of the monastery and the surrounding area.
First I walked with my camera to the South West wall:
On the left of the pictures above you see a low tower. At the time that Barski made his drawing of the monastery in 1725, this tower protruded slightly more from the wall and there was a second entrance to the monastery:
The North East wall consists of two parts and has a large kink: