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Monday, May 12, 2014

Orthodoxy's Edgiest Monasteries

In February the Huffington Post published a list of the top fifteen monasteries that are built on the edge of what is architecturally possible, titled "Precarious Monasteries Reveal Faith Close To The Edge". Below are the Orthodox monasteries that were listed, that consisted of six in total:

# 3 Sumela Monastery in Altindere Valley, Turkey

#4 Meteora Monasteries in Thessaly, Greece

#7 St. George Monastery in Israel

#9 Simonopetra Monastery in Mount Athos, Greece

#10 Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa in Amorgos, Greece

#14 Monastery Of Ostrog in Montenegro

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