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2006 – Vatopedi, a closer look at the main gate

The main entrance to Vatopedi monastery (Δ on the plan) have been subject in many posts on our weblog. Today we wil take closer look at the gate and I will show you some detailed pictures. This is a plan … Continue reading

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1909 – Koutloumousiou monastery: part 2

Let’s continue my photo essay about Koutloumousiou, which I started in post 1903. Today we will walk around the outer walls and we will have a look inside the courtyard. Here is plan of the monasery (made in 2000) and … Continue reading

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1601 – Esfigmenou: the main gate frescoes

Let’s take a closer look at the frescoes form the main entrance, with its two large pillars at each side. It is dedicated to Agios Konstantinos and his wife Eleni. Most paintings are badly damaged. The style of painting is … Continue reading

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