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A terrible story but wonderful to look at

We also visited the monastery and bought some things from the very kind nun. She offered us sweets... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
elsa k
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Niva, Denmark
Very moving

Even if you cannot climb up to this monument just to see it from the road and know its history is... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
nickyportugal
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3 Oct 2018
“A terrible story but wonderful to look at”
3 Aug 2018
“Very moving”
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We also visited the monastery and bought some things from the very kind nun. She offered us sweets and very kind asked ud where which country se came from, Denmark was not understood butik Scandinavia was ok

Thank elsa k
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Even if you cannot climb up to this monument just to see it from the road and know its history is quite moving. The women and children threw themselves off the cliff to avoid capture, all the while singing and dancing.

Thank nickyportugal
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to do a little sight seeing while in Preveza Greece.. this monument is stunning and has such a story! There are quite a few stairs to the top but the view from up there is breathtaking.

Thank Countrynik
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Decided to see what this monument was all about. From the drive there up through the mountains, past Kamerina, through the mountain forests, past herds of goats, parking at the monastry to the breathtaking walk up the 400 plus steps the whole trip was amazing....More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Saw this for the first time when we were driving to Cassiope - it looked as though it was the other side of a deep valley...however, when we got to the monastery at the bottom (which was closed up when we got there - at...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

To walk where the women who jumped with their children to their deaths is incredible special. But so sad why they felt it so necessary, getting away from the Turks who would have either raped them, torture them, or kill them. Making this worse, is...More

Thank groseclosemaria
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This place really is a must-see, both for the history behind the monument, as well as the staggering view from the top. The stair climb is not for the faint hearted or the very unfit. But you can always stop and rest on the way....More

Thank maryannupright
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stunning views, very nice monument and totally worth the effort climbing up the steps - it's not that bad when you get into a rhythm and pits stops for photos on the way up make it fairly easy. Round trip including photos at the top...More

Thank barbarasT3211WZ
Reviewed 26 July 2016

short climb up the hill, by stairs, not recommendable for people with knees-trouble, they better wait in the monastery area down hill, from where the statues can be seen high up.

1  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 26 June 2016

You can see this impressive monument from miles away and if you are in the area it's definitely worth a detour to walk up the trail and see it close up. There is a small car parking area and then it's 400 steps to reach...More

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