Greek photographer Costas Asimis presents a photo exhibition of monasteries and temples of Mount Athos in Cherepovets, Vologda Region

The exhibition is organised witnin the framework of Russia-Greece History Cross Year.

In 1984, Costas Asimis first came to Mount Athos, and since that time he has been photographing the nature, monasteries, temples of Mount Athos, and the daily life of the monastic community.

Opening an exhibition, Costas Asimis conducted a tour of the exhibition for the bishop, the clergy and guests, told about the preservation of the archive, about unique historical photographs of the late XIX and XX centuries, conveying the atmosphere of the life of the Panteleimon Monastery of the times of the Russian Empire.

"Our Athos" project has caused an interest of guests and words of gratitude to the author and the organizers of the project.

The photo exhibition “Our Athos” will last till August 17.

Vologda Oblast official website