Photos of Meteora Greece for National Geographic magazine story about UNESCO World Heritage Sites (October 2002).
Photo of The Holy Monastery of Roussanou, Meteora, Greece (left) and photo of Ossuary for monks at The Great Meteoron Monastery, Meteora, Greece (right).
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Holy Monastery of Roussanou, Meteora, Greece.
Meteora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List under criteria I, II, IV, V and VII.
The Holy Monastery of Rousanou was founded in the mid 16th century.
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The Monastery of Holy Trinity in Meteora Greece is an Eastern Orthodox monastery in central Greece, situated in the Peneas Valley northeast of the town of Kalabaka. It is located on top of a rocky precipice over 400 metres high.
Greek Orthodox Priest ringing bell. The Great Meteoron Monastery (a.k.a. Holy Monastery of Transfiguration of Jesus), Meteora, Greece.
“In 1344, Athanasios Koinovitis from Mount Athos brought a group of followers to Meteora.
Ossuary for monks, The Great Meteoron Monastery (a.k.a. Holy Monastery of Transfiguration of Jesus), Meteora, Greece.