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Meteora

Cliff top monasteries of Meteora (meaning “suspended in the air”) were built in the early Middle Ages. Accessible only by baskets lowered by ropes, these monasteries became a center of scholarship and art in Greece occupied by Ottoman Turk. For centuries, they have kept alive Greek Orthodox religion and Hellenic culture. From the 24 built monasteries 6 still operate to this day.


Monks Monastery Meteora Sandstone Rocks