Very moving, well worth a visit to hear about the history of this place and the excellent monastery that remains.
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There is only one bus a day to Arkadi, but it is well worth the visit, it has a very sad history. Make sure you visit the ossuary, with all the ancient skulls! A bit creepy,
It was a bit hard to get here but the drive was really scenic. Definitely worth the effort to get here though and to understand the story and significance behind it. There's no need to organise a tour guide as the free brochure explains everything...More
Different than other sites a monastery with a long history associated with the history of Crete. Beautiful road up and down from the shoreline.
Yes, everybody has seen the photos of Arcadi as this place is in UNESCO list, but when you see it with your own eyes, this is different. You feel with every cell of your skin the history and tragic events which took place here. But...More
There is a sense of real drama about this place. If you're visiting not part of a group, make sure you pick up a guide map at the entrance. But my advice would be to read the history before you go. As you park your...More
the important of the history of this monastery is over whelming ....its not everyone's cup of tea but if u enjoy history u will enjoy
Full of history, shows how the monks used to live , and the revolution that happened there, Google shop and refreshments, and beautiful views,
A place that exudes spirituality and peace. Given my Orthodox faith I'm very close, but I also recommend other Christians and atheists
A very old place with a rich history. One of the most beautiful place I ever seen. Its not about the flowers but the spirit of the monastery. If you are in Crete you can't miss this.