Meteora is the biggest and most important group of monasteries in Greece after those in Mount Athos. We can locate the first traces of their history from 11th c. when the first hermits settled there. The rock monasteries have been characterized by UNESCO as a unique phenomenon of cultural heritage and they form one of the most important stations of cultural map of Greece.
*Petrified sandstones geologists say..
*Battle between giants and the Olympian Gods Greek mythology says..
*As higher you go closest to God you are, monks say..