Monastery of Rousanou - Meteora

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© SashM on August 14, 2008


regards SashM

Wind Rider on August 14, 2008

Thanks fotr your visit & compliments Sash M

Greetings from the road...

nadia salina on August 14, 2008

The Metéora

(Greek: Μετέωρα, "suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above")

is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Kalambaka, Greece and is second only to Mount Athos.

The monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Peneios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece.

The Metéora is home to six monasteries and is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Metéora's criteria for the UNESCO World Heritage Site are I, II, IV, V and VII.

The Holy Monastery of Rousanou/St. Barbara This was founded in the middle of 16th century AD and decorated in 1560. -wikipedia-



AnnaJolanta 2 on October 25, 2008

Very beautiful, interesting place and landscape! I greet, :) Anna

Wind Rider on November 17, 2008

Hi Anna,

Long time not see, hope everything just fine with you...

Wish you all the best...

AnnaJolanta 2 on November 19, 2008

Hi, Jeff! It's OK. I am glad that you speak again, I greet warmly, :) Anna

Wind Rider on November 20, 2008

Thanks Anna,

Nice to see you again,

Warm greetings...

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