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5 Precariously Placed Monasteries

5 Precariously Placed Monasteries

Feast your eyes on five of the world’s most precariously placed monasteries. Saint George Monastery // West BankIn the early centuries of Christianity, ascetics took a liking to living in the caves around Jerusalem. Taktsang Monastery // BhutanKnown as the Tiger’s Nest or Tiger’s Lair, the Paro Taktsang monastery is situated 3000 feet up on a mountain face in Bhutan. Monastery of the Holy Trinity // GreeceThe Meteora rock formation in central Greece is home to quite a few precariously placed monasteries. Sumela Monastery // TurkeyLike the Saint George Monastery and the Paro Taktsang Monastery, the Sumela Monastery is all about that cliff-dwelling life.

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