External view of the monastery.
|Full name||Holy Monastery of Xenophontos|
|Dedicated to||St. George|
|Prior||Archimadrite Elder Alexios|
|Location||Mount Athos, Greece|
|Public access||Men only|
It is built by the sea, standing on the western shore of the Athos peninsula. It was built in the tenth or eleventh century. The monastery is dedicated to St George and has 11 chapels inside and 6 outside. The monastery ranks sixteenth in the hierarchy of the Athonite monasteries. The community has about 55 working monks.
The library contains c. 300 manuscripts and 4,000 printed books.
- Xenophontos monastery at the Mount Athos website
- Holy Monastery of Xenofontos Greek Ministry of Culture