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Good place to spend some hours and hike to the sea

Note that the Monestary is closed from 12-16 before Easter and from 12-17 after. You can still go... read more

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

Reviewed November 14, 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Note that the Monestary is closed from 12-16 before Easter and from 12-17 after. You can still go towards the sea by using the gate and passing the Monestary. First you find a monument over a village where all the inhabitants got killed by the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed November 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe G
Reviewed October 25, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 26, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gillest201
Reviewed July 17, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jasinka
Reviewed August 16, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Pnic14
Reviewed September 25, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kostaslon
Reviewed May 20, 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

Date of experience: May 2016
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