Landmarks in Trikala (Meteora, Pertouli)


Currently used as a museum, it’s one of the finest examples of Muslim architecture in the country, and it’s a wonderfully unique venue for a number of cultural activities.
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Built in 1884, this mill played a crucial role in the city’s history – present in all facets of industry, its place in the region’s economy was honored by turning it into a municipal arts center that also hosts a movie theater, classrooms for art courses and other cultural activities.
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This UNESCO World Heritage Site is made up of a network of Greek Orthodox Christian monasteries perched atop a complex of 1000 sandstone boulders, each soaring to 400-meters. Soaring to the sky, these imposing boulders were chosen by the first monks as ideal spiritual locations for monastic cells.
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Dating back to 1665, this old stone watermill is fully functional and has been restored to house a hydroengineering museum to portray the power of this clean source of energy.
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The town’s famous Clock Tower was rebuilt in 1936, but the old-world features that make it a favorite landmark among both locals and visitors will make you a fan. It stands proud in the middle of old and new buildings, and is one of the defining parts of Trikala.
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This beautiful stone bridge blends into the stunning natural surroundings in a way that will make you feel like you stepped into a fairy tale. Of course, Neraidohori means Fairy Village, which is an apt description of the beauty of the area.
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Built in 1850, this is the oldest building in Kalambaka. Take a walk to the area and admire the unique architectural features that give you a taste of what the town looked like in the 19thC. It now houses a public school.
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Built in 1514 by Saint Vissarion, this huge arch bridge is worth a tour. It passes over a roaring river, and was the only way of crossing for centuries. It’s a significant part of the region’s history.
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These beautiful stone fountains are a wonderful place to take a break, sit down and admire your surroundings. Admire the craftsmanship and the beautiful stone design.
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