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Nice Little Monastery

This is an interesting place, especially given its location up on top of a cliff. This monastery is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Easy to visit

This is the only monastry at Meteora that you can approach without having to climb steps. You can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This is the only convent in the area.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting place, especially given its location up on top of a cliff. This monastery is the most easily accessible of the cliff monasteries of Meteora, and has a lovely little church. Sadly most everything was destroyed during the war, so the church...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only monastry at Meteora that you can approach without having to climb steps. You can park just outside, so only for that you can give it a try. Of course its not the same like Varlaam or Megalo Monastiri, but it has...More

Thank Thanos B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the trip - Among the monasteries, this one had the fewest steps... which made it even better!!

Thank harlemfamily
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Wall to wall people. The nuns squeeze as many people into this monastery as possible. No heavenly feeling here. Just people, people, people. Oh, and don't forget to cover up, if you don't the nuns will be sure that you do, because it is so...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This monastery has the potential to be a lot more but there doesn't seem to be enough people to run it, so apart from the gardens and the church, nothing is really worth the climb. Unfortunately, the renovation has also taken away much of this...More

Thank Xo s
Reviewed 26 May 2018

The most accessible monastery from all Meteor. It can even pass a disabled person. A wonderful place like all Meteor monasteries. In the church lies Haralampiy. Friendly nuns. A small shop at the entrance. Admission is 3 euros from an adult.

Thank Aisul_DF
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I love off the beaten track, inaccessible, rarely seen and old things. So when we arrived and saw 15 buses parked along the road I was very weary. It is very popular as it is the easiest of all the monasteries to access... but I...More

Thank Dorianne G
Reviewed 15 April 2018

An impressive must see. Be prepared to take the approximately 200 steps to the top, but the steps are much better than the old system of raising you by means of a rope. The stairs were cut in the rock when the monks began to...More

Thank ManoloTravel
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Amazing place to visit. Loads of history. The views are also amazing from different angles of the monastery

Thank TTle888
Reviewed 23 February 2018

The biggest draw for this Meteora monastery is that it is the most easily accessible: no stairs to climb! It is also the only nunnery of the famous Meteora monasteries, so it is worth a visit for that reason also. It offers stunning views of...More

Thank Stephanie G
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