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Lavra monastery, Athos

Arsanas of Lavra Monastery

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Arsanas of Lavra Monastery
Port of Agia Lavra monastery, Athos mountain
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Mount Athos
Municipality > Town:

• Lavra monastery
Elevation ≈ 10 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
16th or 17th cent.  
Castle Type   Condition
Relatively Good

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Road map to Arsanas of Lavra Monastery

Approach to the monument:
You can enter Mount Athos only by boat from Ouranoupolis, Nea Roda or Ierissos (one depart per day) to Daphne. From there, you may visit the monasteries by bus or on foot.
The entrance to the monasteries of "Agio Oros" is free, but you need a special permit to visit mount Athos. Women are not allowed in.

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