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Church of Spili

Main Road, Spili, Crete 740 53, Greece
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Very pretty church

Only saw from outside as it was closed . Magnificent from the roadside backing onto mountains... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
via mobile
Worthwhile visit

Whilst travelling from Hersonnissos to Plakias we stopped in Spilli, to visit this church, a lovely... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Vilseck, Germany
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7 Jul 2017
“Worthwhile visit”
8 Jul 2017
“Very pretty church ”
Main Road, Spili, Crete 740 53, Greece
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Only saw from outside as it was closed . Magnificent from the roadside backing onto mountains . Looked through the glass doors and very ornate as you would expect

Thank licksmith
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Whilst travelling from Hersonnissos to Plakias we stopped in Spilli, to visit this church, a lovely quiet peaceful place, with outstanding views of the area, Everyone is polite and friendly that we met, and within a few minutes walk from the Church, you come across...More

Thank akaisaka67
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Just a church in a small tourist driven village. Friendly people. Plenty of tourist shops selling tablecloths, Mats etc and of course heaps of tavernas

Thank leanneandtony
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Also used as a school for orthodox priests, opens up on vast views of the surrounding. located in front of the college

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is just an amazing church. if you visit Spili visit this place its lovely, really lovely. its so pretty.

Thank Fred C
Reviewed 6 March 2016

On the road from Rethymnon to the southcoast (Phaistos, Matala, ect.) you will pass the little mountain-village: Spili. Take a rest here. It is an idyllic little village. The Church is quite new and very fine. When you are in Spili: Don't forget the Lion...More

1  Thank LN1946
Reviewed 27 June 2013

When we visited Spili we noted in out Lonely Planet that this monastery was open to the public to wander round. The arcitecture is beautiful and the views are stunning. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank 558JohnP
Reviewed 26 June 2013

A lovely village up in the hills which you can go to by bus or car. This lovely church and its grounds are worth a visit. They are very picturesque and the views around of the hills are lovely to. Whilst in the village also...More

1  Thank mbreary
Reviewed 9 September 2012

I visited the Orthodox church in the village of Spili at the 10th of April 2012. I went there with my wife by car from Rethymno. The church was 30 km to south from Rethymno, approximately in the middle of the island of Crete. It...More

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9 May 2016|
Response from Frank_watergeus |
it is next to the main Street. there are more churches in Spili (of course) but this is a monastery and hence big and easy to recognise. it is about 500m away from the center.
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