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The '''Esphigmenou Monastery''' is located on the northeastern coast of the Athos Peninsula in northern Greece close to the Monastery of [[Chilandari Monastery (Athos)|Chilandari]]. It is ranked eighteenth in the hierarchical order of the twenty monasteries located on the peninsula. As is case
of the other institutions on [[Mount Athos]], life at Esphigmenou is coenobitic.