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5 Most Inaccessible Monasteries In The World E-mail
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Buddhist monasteries are usually located in remote places far from the hub-bub of cities and towns. It takes more than a mild determination to reach them, but some of these are decidedly inaccessible. The idea is to keep all but only the most dedicated followers from reaching these holy places, while they also make the monks feel like they were closer to God in a place of peace and solitude. Today, however, most of these monasteries are tourist attractions, and in favor of the tourists, several accessible methods like ropeways and stairs have been added. They still look formidable and requires hundreds of meters of vertical trekking.

Monasteries of Meteora, Greece

The Metéora (Greek for “suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is a group of six monasteries and one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries, built on natural sandstone rock pillars, are one of the most powerful examples of the architectural transformation of a site into a place of retreat, meditation and prayer.

5 Most Inaccessible Monasteries In The World

Grand Canyon Glass Bottom Skywalk E-mail
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Grand Canyon Glass Bottom Skywalk

The Grand Canyon Skywalk, an Engineering Marvel - This glass bridge is suspended 4,000 feet over the Grand Canyon. Look to the left and see the majesty of the Colorado River is a miracle in Arizona. Gaze to the right at the silhouette of an eagle carved out in Grand Canyon wall. Take the walk and feel the freedom of the eagle as it flies through the canyon. Take the walk on the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 January 2014 )
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