Come for the human creations, stay for the geologic formations. The sandstone pillars of Meteora are rich with some of the most captivating stories from both ancient people and the planet itself. Its peaks? Host to monasteries as high as 1,200 feet (400 meters) up that were once even more harrowing to visit. Its bases? Home to caves housing evidence of human life dating back 50,000 years. No wonder it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Written by Curiosity Staff May 22, 2017
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