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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
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
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
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
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
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