Saint Simon the Canaanite Church, New Athos

4.3
#5 of 18 in Historic Sites in Abkhazia
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  • I really wanted to see it inside. I wish we could. The lock is hanging. I read that this place was the tomb of St. Simone Cananita. And then after his death the temple was erected. But it's just a version. To this day it is unknown where the tomb of Simon Cananita was actually. The temple has been reconstructed in no time.
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  • It was somewhat anticlimactic to see this small church after having seen the magnificent monastery. The church wasn't open so it was only possible to see the outside, which was really nothing that spe...  more »
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  • Very beautiful. Almost timeless. Very touristy. Good place to find souvenirs.
  • A beautiful temple with unique icons and atmosphere. Liked more than the new Athos, here somehow cozier, more comfortable, calmer... Want to go back
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