Osiou Gregoriou monastery

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View of the monastery from sea level.
Osiou Gregoriou monastery is located in Mount Athos
Osiou Gregoriou monastery
Location within Mount Athos
Monastery information
Full name Holy Monastery of Osiou Gregoriou
Order Ecumenical Patriarchate
Dedicated to Saint Nicholas
Diocese Mount Athos
Founder(s) Osios Gregorios
Prior Archimandrite Elder Christophoros
Important associated figures Archimandrite Elder Georgios Kapsanis (d. 2014)
Location Mount Athos, Greece
Coordinates 40°10′45″N 24°15′20″E / 40.1793°N 24.2555°E / 40.1793; 24.2555
Public access Men only

Osiou Grigoriou (Gregory's) monastery (Greek: Μονή Οσίου Γρηγορίου) is an Orthodox Christian monastery in the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. The monastery ranks seventeenth in the hierarchy of the Athonite monasteries.

The monastery is built by the sea, on the southeastern side of the peninsula. It was founded by Saint (Osios) Gregorios[1] and it is dedicated to Saint Nicholas. In 1990 the monastery had 71 working monks. The monastery holds 279 manuscripts, of which 11 are on parchment, and it has approximately 6,000 printed books.


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Coordinates: 40°10′45″N 24°15′20″E / 40.1793°N 24.2555°E / 40.1793; 24.2555