Even before entering the front yard of this monastery you can feel the beauty of the place and history surrounding the building.
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Wonderful old museum/functioning monastery. Recommend going on a guided tour to understand the history of it, but not necessary. Note areas of no photography and dress conservatively as you would for a church to be respectful. Has a nice little store where you can buy...More
We loved this monastery. We also loved the olive oil. The lady in the gift shop was very informative and friendly. The church and museum were fascinating. A very nice afternoon.
Beautiful and interesting old monastery. Best to get there early in the morning before the coaches arrive if possible. Excellent museum with some extraordinary old icons.
Travel just half a hour from Chania to the direction of the airport of Chania. Very old Monastery. Still active in wine and olives. you can also buy some local products
We went to this monastery after visiting Arkoudiotissa cave nearby. The monastery is well located and have nice little museum that explains the history of the place. There is a small admission to enter the monastery and you can walk around the yard and climb...More
The Greek Orthodox monastery, located at the base of the Stavros mountain range, dates from the 17th century. The monastery was built by brothers Jeremiah and Lavrentio Zangaroli, descendants of a family with strong ties to he Orthodox population and the Venetian Catholics. The monastery's...More
This the most stunning monastery to visit if in the Chania area. About 5 minutes past the airport, down a beautiful tree lined road and you reach this gem of a place. Beautifully kept, serene atmosphere just beautiful to wander around and a small shop...More