This orthodox monastery is fifth in the hierarchy of the Athonite monasteries. Dionysiou is dedicated to st. John the Baptist. The monastery was founded in the 14th century by saint Denys de Korisos, and it was named after him.
Monastery is quite big but with Mount Athos at background (2030 m under the see level) looks like litte construtcion...
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rsabhijith (133) 2014-07-16 9:51
Spectacular shot, covering nice heights. The place looks like a paradise in the midst of many mountains. Seems to have been a challenging task building the monastery in such a landscape..!!
miumiu (6113) 2014-07-16 14:31
Very nice view of these dramatic mountains and rocks.
The monastery looks so tiny on the edge of the cliff, but l read, it is a large building.
Very beautiful capture!
federico (3160) 2014-07-16 18:36
hello Mariusz, very nice composition with the mighty mountain in the bg and the monastery in the fg, well done the division in 3 layers wuth the blue water enriching your composition