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Simonopetra Monastery, Athos

Arsanas Tower of Simonopetra

  
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Arsanas Tower of Simonopetra
Location:
At the arsanas (port) of Simonopetra Monastery at the south-western coast of Athos
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Athos
Mount Athos
Municipality > Town:

• Simonopetra Monastery
Altitude:
Zero Altitude
Time of Construction   Origin
1567  
Post-BYZANTINE
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Castle Type   Condition
Castle-Monastery  
Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The tower of the arsanas (small port) of the monastery of Simonos Petra is one of the best preserved towers of the 16th century in the Holy mountain. It has 4 floors and was built in 1567.


Sources

  • The first three pictures were sent by Mr. Georgios Antonopoulos
  • Blog VOUTSINASILIAS - ΜΟΝΗ ΣΙΜΩΝΟΣ ΠΕΤΡΑΣ
  • «Η ΑΡΧΙΤΕΚΤΟΝΙΚΗ ΤΟΥ ΑΓΙΟΥ ΟΡΟΥΣ -ΠΥΡΓΟΙ ΚΑΙ ΑΡΣΑΝΑΔΕΣ» Διπλωματική Εργασία ΠΑΠΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΥ ΠΑΝΑΓΙΩΤΗΣ & ΠΙΤΣΗΣ ΧΑΡΑΛΑΜΠΟΣ, ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ ΠΑΤΡΩΝ, ΠΟΛΥΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΣΧΟΛΗ, ΤΜΗΜΑ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΩΝ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΩΝ , ΟΚΤΩΒΡΗΣ 2008, ΠΑΤΡΑ , διαθέσιμη και online

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