The Skete of St. Demetrios or Lakkoskete (Romanian)


This is a Romanian skete located one and a half hour’s walking distance from the Holy Monastery of Saint Paul, where it belongs. It is built at an altitude of 280 m between Marphonou and Antiathon. It was founded in 10th century by monks from Moldova. Today it consists of twenty five kalyvae and it is inhabited by Romanian monks.

The Kyriakon was built bettween the years 1898 and 1899 and is dedicated to the Holy Martyr Demetrios. Closeby one find the refectory and the archontariki (guest house).

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