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East Macedonia & Thrace

Holy monastery of Saint Panteleimonos of Chrysokastro


A newly female communal monastery built on the southeastern massif Pangaio, 3 kilometers north of the community of Chrysokastro in the abandoned old village. The construction of the complex began in 1978 with the interest of the Metropolitan of Eleftheroupoli Ambrose, in the same place where residents of Chrysokastro built the church in 1963 dedicated to Saint Panteleimona. To catholic was founded in 1990 by the Metropolitan Eudokimos. East of the catholic was built a large wing with cells, a reception room and bank. The monastery follows the typical type of Mount Athos, and is spiritually connected with the Athonite Skete of Daniilai. It is celebration during the feast of Saint Panteleimonas on July 27.

Number of Nuns (women): 12

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