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Varlaam Monastery, Kalambaka

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Where to stay in Kalambaka

Although it appears as a sleepy town nestled against a landscape of rugged cliffs, Kalambaka boasts over 30 hotels offering traditional Greek hospitality and modern amenities. Spacious rooms with views of the surrounding countryside come with secure parking, free Wi-Fi, and satellite TV. For something a bit more atmospheric, consider staying at one of the local guesthouses, which offer simply furnished but comfortable rooms and quick access to the region's world-famous monastic complex.
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  • Built in 1541. Spectacular view and architecture. Open hrs 09:00 to 16:00 IT IS closed on Fridays. Women have dress code - Long skirt and covered shoulders is a must. You can loan a skirt or shawl at ...  more »
  • I thoroughly recommend this monastery. It is quite commercial, but there are exhibitions that one can see. As with all the monasteries you will go crazy taking photos of the view. The premises are nic...  more »
  • The Meteoro Monasteries are truly spectacular special places to visit. The Varlaam had fascinating access to the original winch platform and the Old Kitchen.  more »
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  • They use religion for economic benefit only. They do not let athletes climb up to do what they love. They have set a ticket for 3euro . DO NOT PAY
  • Nice historical place
  • Wonderful place!
  • Its not so interesting, not much to see inside the monastery.
  • Nice Vlach monastery