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Visiting Meteora: A photographer’s paradise

Meteora, Greece. The history of this place is fascinating and the landscape is awe inspiring. I was completely blown away with wonder. Definitely worth a visit.

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A full guide to the monasteries of Meteora Greece

A complete guide to Meteora in Greece. How to get there, what to see in each monastery and where to eat.

METEORA MONASTERIES, Greece. Meteora translates literally to “hovering in the air.” They were built hundreds of years ago by monks who initially lived in caves in the area. During the times of Turkish invasions and occupation, the monks climbed higher and higher, finally building their monasteries atop the tall rocks. Although they were once accessible only by climbing the rock faces, the monasteries can now be reached by roads and steps.