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One of the best monasteries I've been! The place itself is very nice in a very good location and... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Ανδρομάχη Τ
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It is easy to drive by and miss it since the sign is so tiny, but make a point of stopping in this... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
yovel r
Herzliya, Israel
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Tzoumerka, North Tzoumerka 440 01, Greece
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

One of the best monasteries I've been! The place itself is very nice in a very good location and beautiful view, but we really liked, apart from the actual monastery, was the cave behind it! If you like exploring, it's really nice to get a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

It is easy to drive by and miss it since the sign is so tiny, but make a point of stopping in this mystical historical monastery built in a cave on a rock. Powerful experience as well as a great photo location

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

A stunning place to see. Very nice views of the area and the monastery itself is unique to watch. Kids were also impressed

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

It seemed that the people who built this were extremely intelligent apart from faithful Christians! It is a truly unique construction with amazing views! Bonus: there is a cave underneath which has only been a little explored!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A gem of a place set in a spectacular setting. You'll likely be by yourselves as it's far from the tourist trail.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank C S
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Amazing place... you have to take the key first from a small coffee shop and then to climb about 3 minutes,,,

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank effiemir
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is an amazing small church bulding inside the rock!!!! Everyone who is visiting the area has to go there. Maintenace is needed to keep it safe and alive in time.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 25 December 2015

The first look defies imagination that how could this monastery be built all the way back in 1212. It is one of the most spectacular monasteries I have seen in Greece. You got to collect the keys from a tavern around 4 km before and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 3 June 2015

A small wooden and stone monastery on the sheer clif of a mountain located on the road to Kalarites.It's even more impressive then the monasterys in Meteora.In order to get inside you have to get the keys from the last taverna on the road befor...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank ddrimer
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Unbelievably high, constructed within the natural rock, this monastery is a must visit. You may take the key from the store in the nearby village in order unlock the door. You have to walk 15' to reach the monastery from a stone road that leads...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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