Konstamonitou monastery


Konstamonitou monastery

Konstamonitou monastery ( _el. Μονή Κοσταμονίτου) is an orthodox christian monastery at the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. It stands on the south-eastern side of the Athos peninsula. The monastery ranks twentieth in the hierarchy of the athonite monasteries.

The monastery was founded in 11th century. It is dedicated for Saint Stephen.

The monastery has about working 20 monks.

The library of monastery holds 110 manuscripts and approximately 5,000 printed books.

See also

* Mount Athos

External links

* [http://www.mountathos.gr/active.aspx?mode=en{986e9326-1bb3-4d77-a725-1e0c18e5edc8}View Konstamonitou monastery at the Mount Athos website]
* [http://www.culture.gr/2/21/212/21210a/e212ja11.html Greek Ministry of Culture: Holy Monastery of Castamonitou]


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