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National Geographic praises Roussanou Monastery at Meteora

Featured National Geographic praises Roussanou Monastery at Meteora

The monasteries of Meteora, Greece,  marvels of engineering are at the focus of an article featured by National Geographic.

Perched atop sandstone cliffs, with monastic cells hidden in crevices throughout, these Greek Orthodox sanctuaries reflect the contemplative solitude sought by the monks who built them between the 14th and 17th centuries.

The article focuses on the most intimate of the monasteries, Roussanou Monastery, which is now home to 16 nuns and holds relics of Saint Barbara, popular in medieval times.

read the article HERE