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Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites

Taxiarchou Markopoulou, Heraklion, Crete 712 01, Greece
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Worth a visit!

Definately worth a visit this church. Is in the city centre near the Agios Minas Church. So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GRJ_Travellers
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Heraklion, Greece
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Take the time to find this church

The Orthodox Church of Agios Mattheos (St. Matthew) of Sinai was built in 1508 on the ruins of an... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
Scott8147
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The Villages, Florida
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1 week ago
“Worth a visit! ”
Jun 9, 2018
“Take the time to find this church”
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Taxiarchou Markopoulou, Heraklion, Crete 712 01, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definately worth a visit this church. Is in the city centre near the Agios Minas Church. So peaceful place.

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

The Orthodox Church of Agios Mattheos (St. Matthew) of Sinai was built in 1508 on the ruins of an earlier Byzantine church. This was the main Christian temple after the conquest of Crete by the Turks. Today there is an exhibition of icons which includes...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

Not the easiest church to fond in the labyrinthine streets of Heraklion old town but well worth the effort. In fact there are three churches in one! This means that under the same roof there are three separate altars dedicated to three saints. But overall...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

You'll be walking into history, and see this on a walking tour with Urban Adventures - you'll see where some very influential people are laid to rest, as well as the beautiful art work within. Find out how they called you to church when it...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is a hidden secret. Most of the churches you will see in Heraklion are large and flashy. This is pretty small but it has huge atmosphere! You step back in time here and are unlikely to see another tourist!

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