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1537 monastery, marvelous architectural site a peaceful place recommended to any person who does... read more

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

You can get to the ruined Monastery that dates back to the 6th or 7th century through Agia Triada following the leading sign. It sits on a rocky site close to the entrance of the gorge Avlaki. It sits on a cliff overlooking the sea...More

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Reviewed yesterday

1537 monastery, marvelous architectural site a peaceful place recommended to any person who does not like crowded. Unique and inspiring.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an extremely well maintained and elegant monastery; there is the warmest of welcomes and a real wow factor about the church itself.

Thank ClassicalBoy
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Greek Orthodox Monastery dated to 1537. A venetian style Fortress with some baroque influences. About 5 kilometers north of Agia Triada. If you are there don't forget to visit the Katholiko Monastery as well.

Thank KarinAndFilip
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

On the peninsula of Akrotiri north of Chania. We would not have thought of finding such a haven of peace knowing that on this peninsula the airport and a military base rub shoulders. The place is peaceful and very well maintained. Its walls and its...More

Thank Gilles T
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The monastery first has not a lot of things to see. This was a bit disappointing. Then there is a small hike to go to a cave. We brought our 2 years old but it was too difficult for him. We managed to reach the...More

Thank Machaon13
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This place - Monastery is a monk place. They do wine and oil, sell it and live there. They have more place for monks, but less people want to join ... This Monastery is not so amazing like a old one about two km away...More

Thank Jasinka
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I visited Gouvernetou monastery by my own for a hike. The tour starts from the chapel where you can see the monastery and the monks rooms, and after you start walking towards the sea. The pathway is safe and the view amazing. On the route...More

Thank Pnic14
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

In souda bay we made a visit to this beautiful 1631 built monastery. Absolutely stunning beauty of architecture. The museum and the wine cellar in the basement is worth a visit as well. Highly recommended if you want to visit a place just 20 mins...More

Thank Kostaslon
Reviewed 20 May 2016

You can get to the ruined Monastery that dates back to the 6th or 7th century through Agia Triada following the leading sign. It sits on a rocky site close to the entrance of the gorge Avlaki. It sits on a cliff overlooking the sea...More

2  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

The monastery has a beautiful new entrance with lovely pave and gardens as well as a forest, its story is fantastic and you can travel back in history when you see for the first time the heads of the pirates carved on the walls or...More

Thank Argiris L
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