Monastery of the Holy Trinity by Peter Hammer
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One of the monasteries on a mountain in Meteora in Greece. This one was used a film set for the James Bond film “For Your Eyes Only”. You can see the modern stairwell winding up around the cliff.

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Comments

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 3 years ago

    Wow this is just so fantastic! What a great shot! The pov and perspective created with your composition is just breathtaking!

  • Thanks Joanna. All those monasteries in Meteora are amazing.

    – Peter Hammer

  • Sharksladie
    Sharksladieover 3 years ago

    Holy Moses! What a shot!! SO gorgeous and majestic!!! And are those stairs the ONLY way to get up there? lol What a magnificent scene!!! Such excellent work Peter!!! : )

  • Thanks Stephanie. It is a fabulous place. The steps are a fairly recent addition. The original way to get up was by a rope hanging down from the top and the whole monastery was built using that simple mechanism. The modern way for the monks to get there is by a chairlift and you can see the cables on the top left.

    – Peter Hammer

  • BasantSoni
    BasantSoniover 3 years ago

    .Spectacular…&…Glorious view with super beauty of nature ..fav

  • Thanks Basant.

    – Peter Hammer

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltover 3 years ago

    amazing view, excellent capture

  • Thanks Luda.

    – Peter Hammer

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersover 3 years ago

    Great capture . . .

  • Thanks Hugh.

    – Peter Hammer

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 3 years ago

    awesome

  • Thanks Antanas.

    – Peter Hammer

  • Margaret  Shark
    Margaret Sharkover 3 years ago

    Favorite

  • Thanks Margaret.

    – Peter Hammer

  • Odille Esmonde-Morgan
    Odille Esmonde...over 3 years ago

    What a spot! Wonderful shot Peter – I wouldn’t want to be up there during an earthquake!

  • Thanks Odille. Probably not the best place to be during an earthquake.

    – Peter Hammer

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 3 years ago

    Wow! Did you take this from a chair lift? It’s fabulous, Peter.

  • Thanks Fran. No I took this from another hill some distance away. No chairlifts around Meteora other than the private ones giving the monks access without having to climb.

    – Peter Hammer

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