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Megalo Meteoro Monastery

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Kalambaka 42200, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

it is not anymore a monastery, just tourism there of course, it is an amazing place, an incredible complex on the top of the mountains a place with history, with very nice views over the hole region, and first of all to the Varlaam Monastery...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 3 days ago

This monastery had.many steps both up and down but once you got in it was very nice. It was also crowded in places. The views were amazing.

Thank perakash
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people when they visit Meteora they only visit 1-2 monasteries. I wouldn't suggest you should visit this one, unless you visit more than 1-2. It's really crowded most times of year, very touristy and the people there are actually very rude. The opening hours...More

Thank Sofia P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review covers all the monasteries in Meteora. This is truly an amazing trip. A breathtaking experience. A must. Fairly easy access. Extraordinary panoramas and views.

Thank udihc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of 24 monasteries once in the area (today only six), this is the oldest and biggest one. That's why we headed first to it, but unfortunately we bumped on closed gates. It is closed on Tuesdays. Anyway we could admire its grandeur and beauty...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is the biggest monastery in meteor but I think it is second most beautiful one. It was a huge stracture. It was the most visited monastery in the region. There are political figures on the walls as well as historical monuments which I did...More

Thank Makrc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views from here.Nice monastery.Lot of slow traffic till top.Lot of stairs to walk up and down so be aware of that.Driving up and parking is a problem and in busy season you may not be able to park for almost a mile.Either take a...More

Thank Ajay M
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

It is very interesting. At the end of the day it is nice to eat in the town. It is a good idea to relax at the cafes and restaurants.

Thank danismanderi
Reviewed 25 July 2018

It is a walk to the top but well worth the hike. There is a museum in the monastery but really the view is the main attraction and the sheer breathtaking ability of those who built these monasteries.

Thank M W
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The climb and/or stair count looks really intimidating before you start. Don't let that scare you. You can go as slow or as fast as you want. My kids LOVED this place; a castle on a mountain top. The monks were very kind to them...More

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You can get to the parking lot at the entrance to the monastery. Then...the unforgettable experience begins. Climbing, the breathtaking view and the spiritual journey!
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