Isolated Monasteries

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Remote monasteries from around the world, built into cliffs, at bases of mountains, on top of rocks, and everywhere in between!
Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceMeteora panorama.Mystras, GreeceMystrasGreeceThe view from the cathedral at the UNESCO site of Mystras.Mystras, GreeceMystrasGreeceAnother UNESCO site in Greece, the Byzantium site of Mystras near modern day Sparti. This is one of the main cathedrals of the site.Amorgos, Naxos, GreeceAmorgosNaxos, GreeceBe sure to visit the Monastery Hozoviotissa on Amorgos. Read more about the Greek island on:...Monastery of St. Stephen, Trikala, GreeceMonastery of St. StephenTrikala, GreeceOne of the six still inhabited monasteries in Meteora. St Stpehan . It is a nunnery and one of the easiest to reach on your own when walking from...Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceAmazing place. Great village at the base. Hiking trails aren't well marked. Incredible vistas.Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceOne of the 6 working and remaining monasteries that sits on top of the many giant rock pillars in Northern Greece. A place of solitude...awakens...Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceThe Holy Trinity Monastery in Meteora.Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, Greecei wanted to see this place in a while and didn't disappoint.Truly amazing.Dress modestly for the monasteries!Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceThe Metéora (Greek: Μετέωρα, pronounced [mɛˈtɛoɾɐ], lit. "middle of the sky", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above" — etymologically...Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceYou can see all the stairs in this photo - it is a real commitment to get to the top!Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceIn this photo you can actually find three of the mountain top monasteries.Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceThis is the Great Meteoron, the biggest, and the most accessible of the monasteries at Meteora.Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceIt blows my mind how they even built these places in the middle ages!Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceWe managed to visit all of the monasteries in Meteora - allow yourself at least two days.Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceBokah in MeteoraMeteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceMeteora is such a peaceful area, it's no wonder they built tons of monasteries here.Meteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceOne of the monasteries of Meteora - Aghios StephanosMeteora, Trikala, GreeceMeteoraTrikala, GreeceOne of the most amazing places in northern Greece!Meteora, Polichni, GreeceMeteoraPolichni, GreeceOne of the 6 remaining monasteries at Meteora Greece, there were as many as 20 at one stage. This #UNESCO site is a must see in Greece....
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