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A must seen monastery.

If you like monasteries don't miss this one for sure. Take a guide if wanna learn about the history... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
NIKHT4S
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Thessaloniki, Greece
via mobile
simply magnificent

If you do not see it with your own eyes you cannot understand the magic of Meteora. One of the most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annaisdavide
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Rome, Italy
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“monks living” (4 reviews)
“grand meteora” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kalambaka 42200, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like monasteries don't miss this one for sure. Take a guide if wanna learn about the history of this place etc. A good site to check all this staff : Visitmeteora.gr.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you do not see it with your own eyes you cannot understand the magic of Meteora. One of the most beautyfull places i have visited

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place on Easter Saturday, which may be why there were so many visitors! Don't go if you don't want to climb 330 steps to get in! Some of the steps are a bit precarious and in some parts you have to walk...More

Thank AmandaThessaloniki
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the largest of the monasteries and feels like a village. There are the chapels, the kitchens, several museums and an ossuary...now that was weird but cool! There is also a museum of Greek struggles during different wars that was very interesting. I will...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to watch the sunset in the evening. The building itself is a marvel and there are some amazing views looking at the monastery from nearby as well as down from the building onto the nearby landscape, other monasteries, and city of Kalambaka...More

Thank Jamie H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bit of work to get up all the stairs, especially for the one in our company walking with a cane, but it was manageable. But the view was well worth the work and the church oh so beautiful.

Thank Birthe A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is the biggest and the stairs are long and impressive but not nearly as moving as the other Meteora monasteries. It is still worth walking the stairs if you are able and soaking in the faithfulness of it all but this is best seen...More

Thank Fred B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Meteora site is a very dreamy place and already the etymology of the name "metéōros", in the middle of the air, prepares us for the splendor of the landscape. The erosion of the sandstone, the winds and the rains, and maybe an old river...More

Thank Mpritten
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has 500 steps to get to the top. Yep, 500. But it is WORTH every step. So if your time in Meteora is limited, make sure to visit this monastery and Varlaam's (right next door). Both of them have a lot to see, including...More

Thank Maria G
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Baru K
23 June 2015|
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Response from Stefan M |
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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