The mystical and mythical Monastery of Great Meteoro

The complex of Meteora
Meteora is a huge complex of high vertical rocks. But apart from the geological beauty, what makes it unique is the prominent presence of the Orthodox Church on top of them. There are some 24 monasteries, built in the 14th century, but only six are open. The rest were abandoned. They were built by monks. And it took them years to carry the construction material to the top of the rocks.
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 The holy Monastery of Great Meteoro is the largest of the monasteries built on top of the highest rock, about 550m above ground. Its tower now operates as Folklore Museum.
Tip: There is a dress code policy for women entering the monastery. Long skirts are available to wear on top of your clothes at the entrance.

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