Metéora (literally "middle of the sky", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above" — etymologically related to meteorology) - is a formation of immense monolithic pillars and hills like huge rounded boulders which dominate the local area. It is also associated with one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second in importance only to Mount Athos.The six monasteries are built on natural conglomerate pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. Metéora is included on the UNESCO
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The Monastery of Metamorphosis Sotiros, also known as Great Meteor, is a male monastery located at the highest point of Meteora, at an altitude of 534 meters. It is the largest of the six who continue to be active in Meteora, which since 1988 has…
The Monastery of Saint Stephen is a women’s monastery in Meteora. It is one of the six who continue to be active in Meteora, which since 1988 has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Monastery of Agia Varvara Roussanou is one of the six active monasteries in Meteora.
The Holy Monastery of Rousanou is is one of the six active monasteries in Meteora.