16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Monastery of the Holy Trinity sitting atop a rock face overlooking the city of Kalabaka

There are 6 monasteries found in Meteora, Kalabaka in Greece. They were built in the 14th century by Orthodox Christian monks who retreated to these secluded buildings atop large rock faces. This picture shows the Monastery of the Holy Trinity, which is the most difficult monastery to reach, directly above the city of Kalabaka.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Kalabaka, Greece
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Justin Chee