Monasteries of Meteora, Greece

Built between five hundred to a thousand years ago, the monks and hermits of the Greek Orthodox Church sought ever more remote and difficult-to-reach places from where to pray and contemplate.

Hence their position amongst these spectacular sandstone rock formations in central Greece.

Meteora_monastery

Meteora_monastery

Meteora_monastery

Meteora_monastery

Nowadays a sealed road links all the monasteries and they are as much tourist museums as they are living monasteries.

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One thought on “Monasteries of Meteora, Greece

  1. that is astounding!!!
    i was in greece but missed those
    heavenly perches

    Thank You SO Much. These photos are wonderful and those monasteries blow my mind!!!

    Namaste. 🙂

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