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Amazing views great history. It’s great to see they a preserving these ancient buildings along with the history that follows them.
It’s tough to put words to the feeling you get when you visit them and think of the time and effort it took to...More
There are about 150 steps to climb from the road up to the monastery (getting up there used to involve ladders or a basket), but it was a beautiful church with wonderful decorations and a gorgeous view and setting.
A jaw dropping place not suitable for people suffering from vertigo ..Sited on a huge rock almost 380 meters high and built around 14 century you need to count 195 steps on the rock to reach this holy place that monks dedicated to All Saints....More
Very beautiful to look ! But active places of worship, for a few monks. Some nice wall paintings inside, giving you a peek into ancient history and art.
Lots of steps leading into the Monastries, and if you have a medical condition, just take it...More
Easy way up
The church has impressive paintings of the 16th century
Beautiful view with a nice open space
Nice shop with cheap beautiful icônes hand painted
The red wine made by the monks is very nice
Visited this monastery as part of my visit of Kalambaka. It impressed me not only with its remote and hard to reach location, but also with some of what's displayed in its museum. Among the traditional types of pope clothing and crowns, older versions of...More
Getting up on the stairs, you must wonder and cannot help being astonished : to think that a couple of guys hoisted up all these rocks and building materials by hand and by rope nearly 500 years ago !
After visiting a few monasteries it...More
The is not a sustainable tourism experience - it’s expected everyone drives. The overall experience is denuded as such but until a major change from the local authorities is initiated (e.g. park and ride) then it’s what it... More
The is not a sustainable tourism experience - it’s expected everyone drives. The overall experience is denuded as such but until a major change from the local authorities is initiated (e.g. park and ride) then it’s what it is. Some cycle, but the average Greeks (sadly esp. taxi drivers) are not known for road sense and respect for pedestrians or any other road users, and so it’s an experience.... m
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