It is always interesting to visit places that have a castle on the hill is a lookout, and the opportunity to learn local history. To the first defensive belt (of three) can be reached by car, and then have to climb the serpentine road. The fortress itself is small, has preserved some buildings and a monastery, where until now the monks live. The tower can rise anyone with spectacular and expansive views of the sea from one side and the village on the other. Poprosila locals, you can learn the historical significance of this place, myths and facts, is always more interesting than reading articles on the Internet. Entrance fee of 150 rubles., a ticket issued by the official, feeling that "profit" was not, as in usual visiting of state institutions of history and culture. In the complex with a visit to caves, temple and rest on the beach - creating a great impression of a visit to New Athos.