Kalambaka Reviews, Greece
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Recent reviews for Kalambaka
Visiting the icon workshop of Kalambaka - Jun 17, 2009, by angel
On our way to the Meteoras we stopped in this little town, Kalambaka. Here is an icon workshop. After we entered this building we saw on the walls many icons, masks and little statues as well. When everybody was in, a lady showed us how an... Read more »
Meteora experiences in Geece - Jun 12, 2009, by angel
There were a few organized trips from which we could choose during our stay. The first we chose was the trip to the Meteoras. The Meteora is a complex of six monasteries which are built on natural sandstone rock pillars. It is said that... Read more »
Quick facts about Meteora, Greece - Apr 15, 2009, by cipristb
Meteora is the second best known monastic settlement on the Greece teritory afther Athos Montain. Meteora is situated on the north-west parte of The Tesaly Plain not far away from the city of Kalambaka. This trend was incurred due to a... Read more »
Visiting Meteoras in Greece - Nov 23, 2006, by zdanko
Near the city of Kalambaka lie those big monasteries carved into the rocks, called Meteoras. It's a wonderful pace, the landscape is amazing, there are loads of spots for picknick and hiking is a pleaseure here. The nuns up there in the... Read more »
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Recommended Chalkida Guide
Chalkida cultural sites date back from the early centuries. These sites still stand up to this day and give locals and tourists a glimpse of the city’s past. Church of Aghia Paraskevi. Byzantine emperor Justinian ordered the building of this church during the 5th century. The builders used the ruins of an ancient temple of the Greek Goddess Artemis when they built this church. In the 14th century, when Chalkida was invaded by the Venetians, this church was reconstructed and had an addition of lions and other gothic motives. In 1883, the church was dedicated to the patron saint of Chalkida, Aghia Paraskevi.... Read more »
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