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simple devotion in a beautiful setting

the little fun train can take you here and it is a special place with a great history and story... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charles F
Visit to Convent as part of ebike tour

Excellent working nunnery with spectacular views over the hills back to Rethymnon. We stopped for a... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
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3 weeks ago
“simple devotion in a beautiful setting”
9 Oct 2018
“Visit to Convent as part of ebike tour”
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Eparchiaki Odos Rethimnou - Roussospitiou, Agia Eirini, Crete 74100, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the little fun train can take you here and it is a special place with a great history and story told beautifully by the nuns (wont spoil it). Nuns work by producing material, painting, honey, etc. and sell in the little shop at very reasonably...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Excellent working nunnery with spectacular views over the hills back to Rethymnon. We stopped for a short guided tour of the nunnery where they manufacture various religious items, (icons, pictures etc) and local products such as honey, liquors and, (without exaggeration), the best olive oil...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

An enchanting experience - beautifully restored with a rich spiritual history.... the nuns have done a great loving job restoring this Convent, ex Monastery. It had wide expansive views and take a look at Saint Irinis eyes - they look right at you !! It...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

A tranquil visit to a sacred place. The nuns show the areas the chapel the shop and the gardens. The views from the convent are excellent for photos.

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

A beautiful convent with extremely friendly Nuns, who were warm and welcoming. The grounds were dotted with beautiful plants and lovely new features. The newly rebuild convent was stunning and had the finest details. Our tour showed us around the main event in the convent...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2016

This was a beautiful place of great tranquillity – we used the hop -on &- off bus from Rethymno & it was one of the stops . Only small , but we were greeted by a nun who unlocked the church & showed us around...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2015

This was the first Convent that I'd visited, although there are many places around. For Orthodox visitors, this place would be of special interest, as they make orthodox icons for sale. The place is really beautiful, in a location that allows you to see all...More

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