The Metéora Monasteries, as seen from a drone
As they were built during times of political instability and persecution, access to these monasteries was originally planned to be difficult, on purpose. Until recently, when a series of steps was carved in the very rock, one could only climb up using either ladders made of rope or huge baskets pulled up using a basic pulley system.
Thanks to this video, shared on Facebook by World & Drone, you can now marvel at the astonishing beauty of the Metéora Monasteries without having to climb your way to the top of these rock pillars.
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