The Skete of Saint Demetrios (Greek)


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The skete of Saint Demetrios belongs to the Holy Monastery of Vatopedi. It is located in the mountains, and is at a half hour’s walking distance from the monastery. It has been operating as a skete since the 18th century.

It is a Greek idiorrhythmic skete, resemebling a settlement and it consists of 21 kalyvae, most of which are in ruins. The Kyriakon is dedicated to Saint Demetrios. It was built in the 12th century; it was renovated and later expanded and was frescoed in 1755.

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