Mount Athos, is known as the Orchard of the Virgin Mary and the Acropolis of Orthodoxy A different world, real, balanced, natural and at the same time supernatural. A purified natural world, like the monks and the ascetics who live in it. A land, a peninsula, a sea, an air “between Heaven and Earth”. A land where peace and tranquility reign with a godly dynamic.
Mount Athos: Old Mount Athos with its byzantine grandeur, is not a dead museum. It is a living organism of tradition where people who despise the material world live –or they rather transform their lives- and live in the spirit, searching for the deeper essence of human existence. With unique architectural monastery buildings, holy relics, miraculous icons, rich libraries, Mount Athos culture of letters an arts is more than one thousand years old.
HOLY MOUNTAIN-ATHOS: It is an ideal community a land where different people work together, in the spirit of love, humility and the spirit of God.
HOLY MOUNTAIN-ATHOS: Has been described as a living incense of prayer and worship, holiness and piety that “takes the prayer as incense in front of the Triune God” continuasly, day and night, for the salvation and peace of the whole world.
The HOLY MOUNTAIN belongs to all civilized people of the world and its worth a trip, a pilgrim, among the other places on earth.