15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel

This is one of the several monasteries of Meteora, Greece. Located on the top of massive rocks, these monasteries were constructed by monks in the XV and XVI centuries. The monks had to lift all the building materials with a system of pulleys: an impressive undertaking.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Kalambaka, Greece
Camera: X-T20
Copyright: © Ana Cortez