SAINT NICOLAS MONASTERY IN METEORA (GREECE, METEORA)

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SAINT NICOLAS MONASTERY IN METEORA . . . . . . (GREECE, METEORA) . . . . . . The monastery of Saint Nicolas 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.
Until the 20th century, monks, pilgrims and supplies reached the monastery only by means of rope-ladders or by a big basket coming up and down by a winch mechanism manipulated by the monks on top.

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Comments (15)

Kleopatra Manoliou on March 8, 2013

Εξαιρετική!!! Αρέσει και την κρατώ. (1+1) Χαιρετισμούς.

g. ganotopoulos on March 8, 2013

Εντυπωσιακή φωτό.

Reiner Dörrenbach on March 8, 2013

Life there must still be very lonely. like

Best wishes, Reiner

ags83642 on March 10, 2013

Wonderful photo Karolos, this is such an amazing place. Greetings from Idaho, USA, Greg.

Dana Oltean on April 2, 2013

Beautiful photo!

Like&voted! Dana

zaro1965 on April 15, 2013

Wonderful picture!

VOTED + Like4

schwarzweisz on April 17, 2013

Nice place and picture....voted....

Filip Jurovatý on April 25, 2013

nice one.

Like

Greeting from Slovakia, Filip.

Nenad Obradovic on April 27, 2013

Very nice photo L+F

patano on May 12, 2013

I like this nice picture,

very good enquadre and amazing colors view !

Congratulations, you earned my

like 8!

Warm greetings from Paolo.

Welcome to my gallery.

Have a nice sunday !

Κοσμάς Καραχλές on September 24, 2013

A VERY NICE PHOTO.Thanks for sharing .I LIKE & YS IT. Thank you for visiting and nice comments. Best regards Kosmas

Stathis Chionidis on November 8, 2013

Fantastic your serie from Greece.Well done.LIKE.Best wishes.Stathis

zhsv on January 31, 2014

| Nice !!! !!! !!!
Regards from Minsk ! ! ! zhsv

Πανεμορφη φωτο και θεμα!! Αρεσει και αγαπημενη !!!

HonzaPísek CZ on May 14, 2014

Beautiful place and great shot ! LIKE ! Greetings , Honza

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