The Friends of Mount Athos

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Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia

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A Pilgrim's Guide
to Mount Athos

FoMA Travel Tips and Advisories: Athoniki Ticket Window Procedures

FoMA provides travel tips and issues travel advisories from time to time based on incoming information. This information is often unconfirmed or unconfirmable, but is reported in this form for your convenience.


Header Image: Detail from a pilgrimage souvenir print produced for Philotheou Monastery in 1849. The detail depicts the arrival of the "pious pilgrims" on horseback, with the monastery on the left and two monks waiting to greet the arriving pilgrims.
Photograph by Robert W. Alllison, © 2011. The original print bears the following inscription (in Greek):
This bronzeplate print of the Holy Monastery of Philotheou on the Holy Mountain of Athoswas printed at the personal expense of Nikolas Emmanouel Chionakes of Crete for the salvation of his soul and those of his parents and kin,and it was dedicated freely for pious pilgrims.
Printed in Moscow on 4 August, 1849.