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Greece - The Metéora

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The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Rousanou/St. Barbara - This was founded in the middle of 16th century AD and decorated in 1560.


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Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Varlaam The Holy Monastery of Varlaam is the second largest monastery in the Metéora complex. It was built in 1541 and embellished in 1548. A church, dedicated to All Saints, is in the Athonite type


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Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Rousanou/St. Barbara - This was founded in the middle of 16th century AD and decorated in 1560.


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Rousanou/St. Barbara - This was founded in the middle of 16th century AD and decorated in 1560.


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron - This is the largest of the monasteries located at Metéora. It was erected in the mid-14th century AD and was the subject of restoration and embellishment projects in 1483 and 1552. The building serves as the main museum


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron - This is the largest of the monasteries located at Metéora. It was erected in the mid-14th century AD and was the subject of restoration and embellishment projects in 1483 and 1552. The building serves as the main museum


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron - This is the largest of the monasteries located at Metéora. It was erected in the mid-14th century AD and was the subject of restoration and embellishment projects in 1483 and 1552. The building serves as the main museum


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: (R) The Holy Monastery of Varlaam (L)The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron -


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron - This is the largest of the monasteries located at Metéora. It was erected in the mid-14th century AD and was the subject of restoration and embellishment projects in 1483 and 1552. The building serves as the main museum


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron - This is the largest of the monasteries located at Metéora. It was erected in the mid-14th century AD and was the subject of restoration and embellishment projects in 1483 and 1552. The building serves as the main museum


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron - This is the largest of the monasteries located at Metéora. It was erected in the mid-14th century AD and was the subject of restoration and embellishment projects in 1483 and 1552. The building serves as the main museum


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora

The Metéora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

On the photo: The Monastery of the Holy Trinity - This monastery is on top of the cliffs. It was built in 1475 and was remodeled many times. The monastery of Holy Trinity was a filming location in the 1981 James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only


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Meteora

Greece - The Metéora


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