Monasteries of Meteora “Suspended in the air”

Meteora in Greek means “Suspended in the air”! The impressive beauty of the towering rocks and the monasteries perched on their tops is living proof of our Spiritual and Cultural Heritage. Meteora is a vast rock formation placed in central Greece, between the mount range of Pindus and the west plain of Thessaly. This phenomenon was … Read More

Information about Meteora

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In a region of almost inaccessible sandstone peaks, monks settled on these ‘columns of the sky’ from the 11th century onwards. Twenty-four of these monasteries were built, despite incredible difficulties, at the time of the great revival of the eremetic ideal in the 15th century. Their 16th-century frescoes mark a key stage in the development of … Read More

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