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Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

The 1821 square this church stands on has a sad story of the Turks hanging the clergy from the church at the old plane tree Certainly worth taking a look inside this atmospheric orthodox church

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Take the time to visit here if you pass by. It is worth a quick look inside for this type of church. Square can be full of local life especially at night.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul A
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

One of my travel secrets is to always find a church for a period of rest, prayer and quiet meditation. As it should be, this house of worship provided a perfect opportunity to do so. I enjoyed watching a number of local parishioners come through...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I marveled at the setting of this old church. The interior was cool and a nice place to sit down and admire the ornate decorations.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely old church set in an old square of old town Chania. It is quite unassuming as a church but when you take time to stop it is quite pretty and totally in keeping with the rest of the square. Very nice...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

This church is actually unlocked and visitors can tour it. It's a beautiful church located near the indoor market. The architecture resembles a church that you would see in Venice. The interior of the church is also worth visiting.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

The Church of the Trimartyri is the landmark of Orthodoxy of Chania built in 1857 on the site of a Venetian Church. This unique Neoclassical Orthodox Church is dedicated to the Virgin of the Three Martyrs. When entering you experience the Spritual & cultural heritage....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

The 1821 square this church stands on has a sad story of the Turks hanging the clergy from the church at the old plane tree

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Refurbishing a mosque, to a beautiful orthodox small church, is a good touch. Don't miss the small gorgeous catholic hidden inside the building on the opposite side of the main street.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Beautiful interior with stained glass, marble tiles, pillars, etc. No pews, some chairs for the elderly...light a candle and say a prayer.

Date of experience: July 2017
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