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  • Rachel Sullivan

    Meteora, Greece- amazing place. These are monasteries on top of rock spires. Most are completely freestanding- accessible only by swinging bridge (or inaccessible except to monks).

  • Darlene Henne Grasdal

    Greece . Going there next month but already know it will be a favorite place and memories

  • Travel Nerd Nici

    Roussanou Monastery, Meteora, Greece - Spectacularly perched atop rocky pinnacles Roussanou is one of six monasteries in the Meteora monastery complex. During the German occupation in WWII Roussanou was plundered by the Germans. However, following the war, the monastery was repaired and is now occupied by a community of nuns. Today it is possible to take a guided day tour beginning in Athens. Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time.

  • Cranky Goat

    Roussanou Monastery, Meteora, Greece -- just imagine the effort it took to build such a magnificent piece of architecture...

  • Norman Smith

    Clifftop, Meteora, Greece photo via curie- why don't we build cool stuff like this anymore. How about a castle. When was the last time someone built a castle on a cliff.

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