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Mount Athos Halkidiki

Mount Athos Halkidiki

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The Holy Mountain. This peninsula has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. It hosts many monasteries on its green rugged slopes which are home to about 2000 monks. Women are NOT allowed to enter Mount Athos and men MUST apply for a permit months before their visit this place. Even when the permission is granted men can only stay up to 4 days. Though women and men without a permit can get into excursion boats which sail around Mount Athos, and by this way to have the opportunity to view the monasteries and other sights from a distance. Special events such as conferences, lectures and exhibitions are organized in order to promote religious and charitable work.


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