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Masterpiece

Really a God's masterpiece. You shouldn't miss this place! Truly a Greece's diamond. True nature. A... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Djuro A
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Fantastic place to visit

This was our 1st monastery. It only took "300" stairs to climb up and then down but it was worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen S
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New York City, New York
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kalambaka 42200, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really a God's masterpiece. You shouldn't miss this place! Truly a Greece's diamond. True nature. A must!

Thank Djuro A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 1st monastery. It only took "300" stairs to climb up and then down but it was worth the effort. The church is beautiful, the view is amazing and the thought of how they built it and how they lived up so high.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited 4 of the monasteries amazing views and buildings of great historical interest. The tremendous effort required 700 years ago to get materials for the buildings up the rock columns. Well worth a visit.

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only visited two monasteries-- St. Stephan's and the Grand Meteora, and I liked this one less. It was just too large and too full of tourists (in the middle of the day on a Sunday) to really be enjoyable. Large tour groups are a...More

1  Thank damandac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place. You will find peace here if you can beat the crowds. Absolutely stunning views and such insight into the lives of the people who live here.

Thank LAW887
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. you dont find any place like this , there are several monasteries to visit here.buy some local products such as beewax or honey. If possible rent a car and make the trip in your own way.

Thank Ami200806
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool place. The climb not for the faint hearted but definitely worth it. Make sure you don't miss the old kitchen and the scull room. Frescos in the church amazing.

Thank Annette H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a place to visit in Greece, but be sure to get good directions because there's another place with the same name and n northern Greece. Walked no shoes a must.

Thank 3Paull1988
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The grande Mereoro is the oldest monastery in the area, they give the name of Meteora in all the place cause was the first one they Bild there. They have an amazing museum, cellar and of course the newest history of greece. I'm highly recommended...More

Thank Konstantinos S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mandatory. Even if you have to do 6 hs by bus. There is a supernatural atmosphere.. Do it even in August, gli are on the mountain you won't suffer the hot climate.

Thank Marco C
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Baru K
22 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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