Meteora

  • Meteora in general
    The gigantic rocks of Meteora dominate imposingly in Kalampaka between mountains Koziakas and Antichasion. This masterpiece of nature reveals all its glory for centuries as a unique geological phenomenon in beauty and an important monument of Orthodoxy. Meteora designated as the second Mount Athos continue the monastic tradition for nearly six centuries…. (Read more…)
  • History of Meteora
    In central Greece and particularly in the North Western part of Thessaly, between North East of Hasia and West of Pindos, where the plain of Thessaly ends, gigantic rocks raise, that create a spectacle which might be unique worldwide. No reference concerning these rocks exists, neither in mythology nor by some Greek or foreign historians. Historians and geologists started to be interested in the creation of these rocks about 1000 years ago, expressing several theories… (Read more…)

Meteora