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Meteora Monasteries

Meet Meteora: The Monasteries In The Sky

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.03.2014 | Travel

It's not hard to see why the rocky pinnacles of Meteora have been featured in fantastical works...this place looks truly magical. A UNESCO World H...

Greece's Rock-Pinnacle Churches: Suspended in Mid-Air on the Looney Front, Part I

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The red-roofed complexes with their Byzantine churches in their lofty aeries are indeed pretty, but it's their incredible perches atop the pinnacles that make the place -- and not the hordes upon hordes of tourists taking selfies.

PHOTOS: 9 Strange Sacred Sites

weather.com | Posted 07.16.2013 | World

From monasteries built on the side of an active volcano, to temples seemingly suspended in air on the side of mountains, religious architecture around...

Scared Of Heights? These Monasteries Might Not Be For You

TheChive.com | Posted 05.08.2012 | Weird News

Meteora Monasteries, Eastern Orthodox monasteries located in Meteora, Greece, take isolation to new heights. Most of the buildings sit high atop ta...