METEORA MONASTERY (GREECE, METEORA)

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by KAROLOS TRIVIZAS

One of the monasteries in the region of Meteora in Central Greece. These huge monoliths are a very rare geological phenomenon. During the period between 11th and 14th century, on the top of these rocks, the Greek monks built 24 monasteries, in order to be protected from the bandits and pirates.

Location: GREECE, METEORA

 

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