This mountainous peninsula in northern Greece is home to 20 Eastern Orthodox monasteries, the earliest of which was founded in 963 AD.

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318223
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Mount Athos
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founded 963
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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Mount Athos - Greece