A Visit To The Holy Mountain Athos, Greece
CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) documentary on Agios Oros (Holy Mountain) or Mount Athos, the only monastic republic existing in the world. Located in norteastern Greece, the Agios Oros peninsula has over seven hundred Orthodox Christian monastic setlements. The entire territory was declared Natural and Cultural World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The documentary focusses on the life and heritage in some of the largest monasteries, where about one third of the monastic population is living, and includes interviews with monastic authorities.