May 7, 2020

The Cave of Saint Nilus the Myrrhgusher on Mount Athos

At the southern edge of the peninsula of Mount Athos, about the distance of an hour from Kavsokalyva, as you go towards Great Lavra, in a place of astonishing natural beauty, towards the peak of a mountain, around 250 meters above sea level, literally between heaven and earth, can be found the Cave of Saint Nilus the Myrrhgusher.