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Megalo Meteoro Monastery

Kalambaka 42200, Greece
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Amazing views, Holy Meteora

The location of the monastery is something you really have to see in person to fully appreciate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thriftyliving
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London, United Kingdom
Incredible view

Amazing view, the road to the place is beautiful. Nice place to walk around, recommend!!!! Nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danielle R
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kalambaka 42200, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the monastery is something you really have to see in person to fully appreciate it’s vastness and beauty, the views of the giant rocks against a mountainous back drop are simply awe-inspiring and a photographers paradise. The rock formations were like nothing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing view, the road to the place is beautiful. Nice place to walk around, recommend!!!! Nice history :)

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views and the history are well worth the many stairs you will need to climb! One of the best experiences in my lifetime!

Thank Kriston J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meteora is really one of the most spectacular places. This is the major monastery there. Warning, a reasonable degree of fitness needed to get up to the monastery.

Thank russAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest of several still existing monasteries in Meteora. The monastery visit itself is just so so. The most interesting part of a visit to these monasteries is the view from different perspectives. The whole area looks different depending on the time of...More

1  Thank Lenn831
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited 4 of the monasteries around Meteoro. Megalo Meteoro Monastery is the largest and has the best museum displays of the monasteries we visited. There is a display of military history with uniforms and education about the many struggles of the Greek State and...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Just two advices, one is to go there as soon has it opens so before the busses arrive, the second one is that there is a walking track that takes you there directly from the gorge. To go back down you can alwais hickhike

2  Thank Pajoinviaggio
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Unbelievable best describes this totally unique place. The only place on the planet where you can see these amazing spiritual havens. And I was blown away at the thousands of visitors who made their pilgrimage to Meteora. Parking was a nightmare. So many coaches coming...More

Thank zoleejay
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This monastery was closed when we visited but the view was astounding. I'm sure on the days when it is open it would be worth visiting.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This kind of places makes me proud to be a human being: it’s a proof our species is able to go beyond its limits and create buildings in remote places. Such a refreshing, humbling, dazzling experience, and God knows we need that!

Thank Nameusse
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Baru K
23 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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