Varlaam Monastery, Kalambaka

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  • Take the time to contemplate the frescoes, appreciate the colors, admire the landscape without forgetting to put on a skirt (ready to welcome) for the women and to forget the hectic and modern life. Parking nearby for people with reduced mobility but staircase afterwards. Choose your visit time to avoid tourists. Respect of the closing time.
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  • If you are in the area this is really a must to visit. At all, the Meteoric Mountains are wonderfully beautiful and the monasteries that are on top of it must be visited. Whichever monastery you visit doesn't matter that much. All are worth it. One monastery is more accessible than the other.
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  • This is the larges of the monasteries that you can visit. The views are amazing and thinking about building it and supplying it make you believe and know that humans can be dedicated to a cause.  more »
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  • One of the popular and most visited monastery around here. It takes time to hike up but the landscape is amazing.
  • The monastery of Varlaam is very nice. Fee to enter the Monastery is 3 euros which is not very expensive and you have to climb up by stairs. View is amazing. Meteora is one of the fascinating landscape in Greece. You must visit this place there are 6 mail Monasteries and Varlaam monastery is one of them.
  • 1 of the nicer monasteries and great views but got to say my least favourite monastery to visit as it was absolutely packed. Try to visit early in the morning to avoid the tour buses.
  • Interesting monastery. One of those here that worth to visit. There is also a museum inside the monastery.
  • it's a well preserved monastery. Always crowded. Don't miss the "crypt" and don't forget to visit the balcony where the old net was landing.
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