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Meteora - Holy Monastery of Varlaam

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The Holy Monastery of Varlaam is the second largest monastery in the Metéora complex. It was built in 1541 and embellished in 1548. A church, dedicated to the Three Bishops, is in the Athonite type (cross-in-square with dome and choirs), with spacious esonarthex (lite) is surrounded by a dome. It was built in 1541/42 and decorated in 1548, while the esonarthex was decorated in 1566. The old refectory is used as a museum while North of the Church we can see the parekklesion of the Three Bishops built in 1627 and decorated in 1637.

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A: Meteora Varlaam Monastery Greece

door Vasilis Triantafyllou, 60 hier vandaan

Meteora Varlaam Monastery Greece

B: Meteora Varlaam Monastery Steps Greece

door Vasilis Triantafyllou, 70 hier vandaan

Meteora Varlaam Monastery Steps Greece

C: A Meteora Apr 28 2008

door Valentin Arfire, 80 hier vandaan

on my brief trip to Macedonia I had the chance to visit Meteora monastic complex.It remained a good m...

A Meteora Apr 28 2008

D: C Meteora Apr 28 2008

door Valentin Arfire, 80 hier vandaan

 on my brief trip to Macedonia I had the chance to visit Meteora monastic complex.It remained a good ...

C Meteora Apr 28 2008

E: D Meteora Apr 28 2008

door Valentin Arfire, 80 hier vandaan

 on my brief trip to Macedonia I had the chance to visit Meteora monastic complex.It remained a good ...

D Meteora Apr 28 2008

F: E Meteora Apr 28 2008

door Valentin Arfire, 80 hier vandaan

 on my brief trip to Macedonia I had the chance to visit Meteora monastic complex.It remained a good ...

E Meteora Apr 28 2008

G: F Meteora Apr 28 2008

door Valentin Arfire, 80 hier vandaan

 on my brief trip to Macedonia I had the chance to visit Meteora monastic complex.It remained a good ...

F Meteora Apr 28 2008

H: H Meteora Apr 28 2008

door Valentin Arfire, 80 hier vandaan

 on my brief trip to Macedonia I had the chance to visit Meteora monastic complex.It remained a good ...

H Meteora Apr 28 2008

I: I Meteora Apr 28 2008

door Valentin Arfire, 80 hier vandaan

 on my brief trip to Macedonia I had the chance to visit Meteora monastic complex.It remained a good ...

I Meteora Apr 28 2008

J: K Meteora Apr 28 2008

door Valentin Arfire, 80 hier vandaan

on my brief trip to Macedonia I had the chance to visit Meteora monastic complex.It remained a good m...

K Meteora Apr 28 2008

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