Konstamonitou monastery

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Konstamonitou monastery

The Konstamonitou monastery (Greek: Μονή Κωνσταμονίτου) or Kastamonitou monastery (Μονή Κασταμονίτου) is an Orthodox Christian monastery in the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. It stands on the southeastern side of the Athos peninsula. The monastery ranks twentieth in the hierarchy of the Athonite monasteries.

The monastery was founded in 11th century. It is dedicated to Saint Stephen.

The monastery has about 20 working monks.

The monastery library holds 110 manuscripts and approximately 5,000 printed books.

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Coordinates: 40°17′17.43″N 24°10′26.01″E / 40.2881750°N 24.1738917°E / 40.2881750; 24.1738917