Great Meteoron Monastery

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The Great Meteoron Monastery founded in 1356 by St Athanasius and enriched by St Ioasaph is built on a broad platform of rock. In the centre stands thecatholicon , a church with a square cross plan and lateral apses. The frescoes were made by Theophanes the Cretan (16C). The sanctuary is the only original part of the church (1388) and has frescoes of saints dressed for battle; it is separated from the nave by an iconostasis with remarkableicons . The refectory (16C) is roofed with domes; it now houses the Treasury oficons and manuscripts.

Useful information

Address:

42200 Kalampáka

Phone:

+30 2432 022278

Price:

3 €

Opening hours

9am-5pm, Wed 9am-4pm - closed Tue

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