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Country
Province
State
Place
Location
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Greece
Meteora
 Meteora is a region famous for its spectacular rock formations.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Meteora is in central Greece.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 The pinnacles are 60 million years old. Weathering and earthquakes have shaped them.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 The region has an elevation of over 300m.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Meteora overlooks a fertile valley.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 The valley below Meteora is home to several villages.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The village of Kalambaka.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Kalambaka is surrounded by rocky outcrops.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Kalambaka is a modern town as it was razed by the Nazis during World War 2.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The main street.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The village is overlooked by steep cliffs.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Cafes.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Street scene.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The main square.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Fountain in the main square.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The bell tower of the Church of the Assumption.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The Church of the Assumption dates from the 7th century.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Family run restaurant famous for its home cooking.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Bottles of beer and wine.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Petrol station.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Taxi driver.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Village rooftops.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Hilly streets.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The spectacular setting of the village.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Steep cliffs overlook Kalambaka.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 The commercial centre of the village.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Kalambaka
 Agios Stefanos Monastery overlooking the village.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Canyon overlooking Kalambaka.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Six monasteries dot the landscape of Meteora, most of them perched on rocky outcrops.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Spectacular rock formations kept the region isolated in the past.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Spectacular scenery.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Steep cliffs.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 During the 10th century there were 24 active monasteries in Meteora.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Agia Triada is one of six active monasteries in Meteora.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Agia Triada has a spectacular setting.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 View from the base of the 400m high pinnacle.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Steps ascending the rock pinnacle.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Path cut into the rock face.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 The monastery is surrounded by cliffs.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Steps through the rock.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 The monastery buildings at the top.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 The monastery was used in the 1981 James Bond film, "For Your Eyes Only".
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Wooden balcony once used to hoist supplies to the monks.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Hoist used to bring supplies to the monastery.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 The rope of the hoist was replaced "when the Lord saw fit to break it".
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Painted wall icon.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 The frescos inside the church date from 1741.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 The monastery is on several levels.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 Small chapel.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 View of the access path.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agia Triada Monastery
 View of Varlaam and Roussanou Monasteries from Agia Triada.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Sheer cliffs.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Rocky outcrops.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Agios Stefanos is the most accessible of the six active monasteries at Meteora.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The monastery was built in 1545.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Agios Stefanos is a nunnary.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Two of the churches.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Kiosk perched on the edge of the cliff.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The monastery is constructed around the natural rock structures.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Rooftops.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Windows.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The buildings are set around a garden.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The buildings are decorated with plants.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The older of the two churches dating from the 14th century.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The nuns' living quarters.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Nun.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Living area for the nuns.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Arch.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Icon painted on a stone wall.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Living quarters.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Rock formations.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The newer church dates from 1798. It is dedicated to Agios Charalambous.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The walls of the newer church.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Fresco showing Judgement Day.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Icon set into the wall.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Icon of Jesus Christ (17th century).
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Icon of Agios Giorgios (St George) dating from the 17th century.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Ceremonial cross.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Icon showing the retreaving of Jesus' body from the cross, 1675, a work by Emmanuel Jannes from Crete.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 View of Kalambaka from the monastery.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 The monastery has an extensive garden.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Wooden railings.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Russian priest visiting the monastery.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 Partial view of Agia Triada from Agios Stefanos.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Agios Stefanos Monastery
 View of the valley below the monastery.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 Landscape at Meteora.
2014
Greece
Meteora
 The village of Kastraki.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 Varlaam Monastery.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 Varlaam is the second largest monastery at Meteora.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 The monastery is dedicated to all saints and dates from 1541.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 View of the monastery from the entrance.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 The hoist is still in use during building work.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 The monastery is on several loevels.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 Varlaam is noted for its grey tower.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 The main church with its two domes.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 The stonework of the church.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 The interior of the church is covered with frescos.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 The frescos date from 1548.
2014
Greece
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery
 12,000 litre barrel.
2014

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