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Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas

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one of the more quiet monasteries

Due to the fact that the rest of the monasteries were too busy we have visited this one and is was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gytheio, Greece
Great Views

Great views of natural formations.All monasteries have small churches because of limited space.All... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Ajay M
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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This is the smallest of the 16th-century monasteries.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to the fact that the rest of the monasteries were too busy we have visited this one and is was worth it.

Thank JerryGythio
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Great views of natural formations.All monasteries have small churches because of limited space.All are very nice and have rest rooms and can be approached by car.But you will have to climb many steps be aware.All monasteries charge some money for entrance.

Thank Ajay M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

All the monasteries of Meteora are well worth visiting but can get very crowded. Even if you only see them from the outside you should go.

Thank nickyportugal
Reviewed 25 July 2018

You need to ask yourself, will I come here again? If the answer is no then make the effort and go to every monastery you can as if you can, although the climb is a hard walk, the views are breathtaking and if you have...More

Thank M W
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We visited three monasteries- Great Meteora, Holy Trinity and Agios Nikolas. The latter was our favorite. It had a certain charm and was easy to picture monks living there. Holy Trinity we visited because of the James Bond movie, but there wasn't much to it....More

1  Thank NOLA70115
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Like most of the monasteries in the Meteora there's some climbing to do before even getting to the final series of steps leading to the entry. A small outside elevator can take someone from here to the monastery Be aware that the inside of the...More

Thank LucenLisette
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The view, the architecture, and the people running it are simply amazing! Definitely worth the detour; especially since big buses cannot access it!

Thank Xo s
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Tiny monastery with a steep climb & many steps. Fabulous frescoes. Tiny chapel area, very moving even to a non-religious person. Also fascinating naive paintings of daily monastic and associated life in the shared recreation area. You can also see a Monk's cell (bedroom) which...More

Thank KathieM141
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The main advantage of this monastery is its size. It is so small that even one bus excursion group does not fit here. This, in turn, means that these groups will be taken to the Big Meteors and Varlaam, and you can safely walk around...More

2  Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Closest of the 6 monasteries to Kastraki. Within walking distance if you have the time... seemed to be the least popular although I cannot imagine why, always only a few cars parked outside. One of my favorites. Loved the view over the vineyards down toward...More

1  Thank Dorianne G
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