The Meteora in Northern Greece
The Metéora ( "suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above" )
is one of the largest and most important complex of monasteries in Greece,
second only to Mount Athos.
The monasteries are built on spectacular natural sandstone rock pillars,
at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly
The Metéora is home to six monasteries and is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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