City: Ouranoupolis

Frangokastro – Monastery of Zygos (Ouranoupolis)
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Ouranoupolis, , ,

  It is in the greater area of Ouranoupolis, about forty meters beyond the Mount Athos borderline. It was dedicated to Prophitis Ilias (Prophet Elias) and it must have been founded around the year 991 AC. During the 11th century AC it was one of the mos ...

Byzantine Tower of Prosphorios (Ouranoupolis)
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Ouranoupolis, , ,

It was built in 1344. Here lived the monks who looked after the property of the Monastery Vatopediou, from 1018 until the Greek Catastrophe in Asia Minor.This property included the whole wider area of Ouranoupolis. The roof, which replaced the last floor, ...