Simonos Petras Monastery, Mount Athos, Greece.

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Moni Simonos Petras


Spectacular Moni Simonos Petras rears seven stone-and-wood-fronted storeys above the west coast of Athos. Shorn of frescoes, icons and precious books by repeated fires since its 14th-century foundation, it's nonetheless striking enough to be Athos’ most photographed monastery.

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