Wednesday 18 January 2017


This postcard is beautiful and this place looks really impressive! In this site there are twenty-four monasteries built in rocks almost inaccessible. 

Monastery  of Roussanou
This postcard was sent by Elena

The 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 Monastery of Rousanou/St. Barbara was founded in the middle of the 16th century and decorated in 1560. Today it is a flourishing nunnery with 13 nuns in residence in 2015. - in: wikipedia

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