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“boat trip” (6 reviews)
“in advance” (2 reviews)
“holy place” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Mount Athos, Greece
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Visiting Mt Athos--the Holy Mountain--a republic of 20 monasteries, is a special experience. I am not Orthodox, but went because I was interested in seeing this holy place that has the somewhat unique condition of not admitting women. It has been a sacred area for...More

Thank Wanderer33
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Mount Athos (or the Holy Mountain) cannot be visited directly, without a visa from the board governing it. Also it has no direct land connection with the rest of the Chalkidiki peninsula. Normally, it can be seen from the see, at a minimum 500 m;...More

Thank Radu E
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

No matter if you.are Orthodox ot not , even Christian , a visit to Mount Athos worth to be done ! ita a historical , spiritual and religious place for about 1000 years

Thank Chris K
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Spare 40 euros for Meteore. THAT ONE deserve a visit. Otherwise book your pilgrimage and visit the monastry by your self..but do not have the trip by boat

1  Thank Marco C
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Its one of the trips you should do at least once in your life! It is a very quiet place with nice nature scenics and people that the conversation with them can improve the way you think!

Thank Loizos K
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Whoever gets a chance to visit the monks republic should go. I have never seen anything like it. Unique spiritual experience, great architecture and unspoiled nature.

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

It is a very important destination for orthodox people, but also for any people passionate of history. On the entire Mount Athos only the presence of male is allowed. (Visa needed).

3  Thank golescu i
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A pilgrimage to Mount Athos, takes you back to History. In the 10th century a.D. Everything is different. The time, the date, the architecture, the food, the nature. It is a unique place in the world, made by the faith of the orthodox Christian monks....More

1  Thank Fotaris
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Mount Athos is a mountain and a peninsula in Macedonia, northern Greece. It is home to 20 Orthodox monasteries and forms an autonomous state under Greek sovereignty.

2  Thank AFilipinaTraveller
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a place for people who want to escape from reality and routine. An extraordinary beautiful place with many extraordinary holy people. The advices and experiences I had from this trip changed my whole life and me as a person. A place to pray,...More

2  Thank Demetris N
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FridaMelbourne
12 August 2015|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As a female, you are not allowed to step on the Holy Mountain. I suppose you could take a private tour by boat around the area. In this case you can see some of the monasteries from the sea but this is too far away to... More
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