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Review of Meteora

Meteora
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Kastraki
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I spent two amazing days at Meteora. They really do look like they are suspending in the sky which his what Meteora means). Amazing views and I hiked to all the monasteries. They say they are all the same inside, which I found not to be totally true. Some monasteries include museums, Varlaam monastery shows how the room of the monks are and each monastery gives different views of Meteora. I hiked from Kalambaka. Kastraki is even closer but Kalambaka is bigger and has more accommodation choices. If you are not into hiking, you can rent a car, or pay for taxis, whereas buses are the cheapest options. It is truly unique views...

For people with revealing clothes - you can borrow clothes at the entrance of each monastery free of charge. There is entry fee for entering each monastery for foreigners.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This is the shortest review I will ever do...
Don’t even think about it, just go...
Truly unique... overwhelming at times.
No photo will prepare you for this place!

Thank Dorianne G
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Not enough space here to review Meteora. People are so friendly and just about everyone I came across spoke English which made our travels so easy. Our lodging was at Hotel Kastraki (loved it) and favourite place to eat was Lithos Taverna (Grilled fresh fish).

Thank Ashraf C
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We stayed in Metsovo and drove here in one day. We drove around the monastries in a clockwise direction and went into about 3 monastries. The Meteora one was the most interesting as it had a museum and a display of the old kitchen as well as a beautiful Orthodox church. Generally, you park your car and walk to each monastry . The walks were all different and it was great to reflect on the distance and how the monks and nuns managed it in the past. You are required to pay a few euros to enter each monastry...it is shame you could not buy a ticket to see as many as you liked. The views were spectacular and the engineering skills used to build them fascinating.

Thank Irenka G
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Absolutely stunning! Not much else to say... A must if you are traveling mainland Greece. It was on my bucketlist for a very long time, so glad it didn't disappoint.
Easy enough access, but get there early for close parking and to avoid all the tour busses.

Thank Charlotte S
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