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Meteora is a group of monasteries located in central Greece, on top of towering rock formations. It is considered one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The name "Meteora" means "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above", and it is an accurate description of the monasteries' unique location. The monasteries were built on top of these huge rock formations during the 14th century, and served as a place of refuge for hermits and monks who sought solitude and spiritual enlightenment.

The monasteries are accessible by stairs carved into the rock formations or by a system of ladders, which were once the only means of access to the monasteries. Visitors can explore the complex, admire the stunning views of the surrounding landscape, and learn about the rich history and cultural heritage of the area. Some of the most famous monasteries in Meteora include the Great Meteoron, the Holy Trinity, and St. Stephen. The monasteries are also known for their impressive collections of religious artifacts and works of art, including murals, frescoes, and religious manuscripts.