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one of the 2 nunneries in the area

this is one of the 2 nunneries in the area so it definitely deserves a visit. All other monasteries... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
victoria2307
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Athens, Greece
Not quite as dramatic as some of the other monasteries

If this monastery was by itself somewhere I'm sure we would have rated it higher, but it just isn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle P
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Founded in 1545, this monastery is the most inaccessible of its kind.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one of the 2 nunneries in the area so it definitely deserves a visit. All other monasteries have moncs. clean, garden with flowers, nice view

Thank victoria2307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If this monastery was by itself somewhere I'm sure we would have rated it higher, but it just isn't quite as exciting as some of the other monasteries.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it was packed with tourists. But it was easy to see why. This place is so beautiful, and despite all the tourists, feels incredible serene and holy. The nuns who live and work in the monastery are very kind and helpful, and they even...More

Thank AshtonHall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of, as I know 6 opened to visit monastery in Meteora. As all others, recommended to visit, but you have to climb many stairs up.

Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No other words they're all beautiful with stunning scenery and views. This one has quiet a few steps up to the entrance from the roadside parking. It is shaded by trees though.

Thank D P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the larger monasteries on Meteora with a long history. It is amazing how it stands high on the monoliths of Meteora and you can't help but wonder how did people ever get to build these absolutely amazing structures? We went there...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

decided to visit the monastery as this one had less steps! Although with 260 in total not for the infirm or fainthearted! the view from the top was outstanding. Entrance fee to the inside which we did not do as seemed to be quite small,...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

It is a tough walk up from the parking lot. It is better to walk down from the observation point above the monastery and then down to the parking lot. It is must to see. Great-great views on the rest Meteora. Inside monastery the great...More

Thank tzd60820
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Founded in the 16th century, the easily-accessible Rousannou Monastery occupies a lower rock than the others of the Meteora. You can actually climb down from the view point above and if you ask your car to go down, then again climb down from the monastery....More

Thank bhromonpagol
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is maybe my favourite monastery at Meteora. There are a lot of steps but under the shadow of beautiful old trees. Very charming place!

Thank smily53
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Martin W
20 May 2016|
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Response from Vanderlei F | Reviewed this property |
Desconheço a existência desta pousada. Visitei os seis mosteiros da região e em nenhum deles percebi a presença de hóspedes. Hospedagens apenas em Kastraki ou em Kalambaka. Mesmo assim a visita é imperdível. Vanderlei F... More
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