Our next stop was the Skete of Prophet Elias (Elijah), a dependency of Pantokrator. Although it is technically a skete, it is enormous. Originally, it was a Russian skete, as you can probably tell from the photos. I didn't know this at the time, but our neighbor, James Lilly, told us there was some controversy at this skete back in 1992 -- some American monks (surprise, surprise!) were actually evicted.
Anyway, it is an absolutely beautiful katholikon. It is the second largest temple on the Holy Mountain, after only St. Panteleimon's (the Russian monastery). It can hold 2000 people; there are currently 10 Greek monks at the monastery.