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Top 15 Most Stunning Cliff-Side Towns And Villages

These photos capture stunning views of some of the most epic cliff-side cities in the world. A cliff-side city overlooking a sea passage has a superior command of the surrounding waters and is virtually impossible to assault from the water. Cities on steep hills, on the other hand, might have been built there to defend from land-based aggressors or because of their proximity to important landmarks like rivers.

Wadi Dawan, Yemen

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Meteora – Monasteries on Cliffs in Greece

A unique complex of Meteora was established in northern Greece near the X century and has survived to this day. Six functional Orthodox monasteries are located on top of the grand cliffs located on a flat surface Thessalian plain. Cliffs reach a height of 600 meters above sea level and is a rare geological phenomenon.

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