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The Meteora - One of the Most Amazing Places in Greece

The Meteora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the river and Pindus Mountains Pineios, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. Meteora is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List under criteria.
The rock has become one of the most beautiful mountain in the world that presents stunning views of the height, and now these monasteries became one of the world's tourist attractions. Millions of tourists inside and outside the country come to Meteora who is said to be "One of the Most Amazing Places in Greece" or "One of the Most Spectacular Places to visit in Greece".
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Athens or Athena

Athens or Athena is the capital of the Greek state, which in Modern Greek is called Athina, whereas in the Ancient Greek language and the language is called Ἀθῆναι Katharevousa "Athēnai". Athena is also often referred to as the origin of Western civilization because of its cultural achievements in the 4th century and the 5th and made ​​him rich variety of buildings, monuments, and works of ancient art. One of the most famous is the Acropolis is to be one proof of classical Greek art.

Athens is also famous in the eyes of the world menjdi after becoming the first Olympic opening. The town is a center of economic, cultural, political and Greece is now one of the tourist destinations of the world. And many tourists from all over the world come here to enjoy the natural beauty and cultural heritage that linger in the city. The city is also rumored as one of the city with the best architecture in the world.

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Melissani Cave

Melissani Cave is a cave that has very beautiful scenery. The cave is located on the island of Kefalonia, northwest of Sami, about 5 km SE Agia Efthymia, NW NE of Argostoli and Poros, Greece.

The cave was rediscovered in 1951 by Giannis Petrocheilos. And inside there are beautiful views, so be a place of tourism by local and foreign tourists. The lake is surrounded by trees and forests. Cave has a blue sky and the lake is covered with stones on the bottom. Plants are in the cave. The color of the cement stone in the honey-like chocolate is at the door of the cave. So you do not miss to visit this cave.

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Mount Olympus

Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece with an altitude of 2919 meters. The mountain is located about 100 km from Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece. The highest peak of this mountain is Mitikas, at an altitude of 2919 meters. In Greek, meaning nose Mitikas. Mitikas is also the highest peak in Greece, followed Skolio with a height of 2912 meters. Any climb to Mount Olympus, starting from the city Litochoro, commonly called the City of Gods because of its location at the foot of Mount Olympus.

Mount Olympus known for its wealth of plants, and also famous for the legendary home of the gods and the throne of the mythical Greek god Zeus. So that became one of the Olympus mountain mountains are sanctified in the world.

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