Visiting Meteora and the Monasteries

Adventure, Religious Tourism March 31, 2012 at 12:55 pm 2 comments

Meteora is a complex of Eastern Orthodox monasteries built the into natural sandstone pillars on the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly. It is believed that the original monasteries built in the 11th and 12th centuries were used by hermit monks seeking isolation. During the Turkish occupation of Greece […]