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Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

Akrotiri, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 063572
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“wine cellar” (7 reviews)
“olive oil” (19 reviews)
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Akrotiri, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 063572
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take time to wander around. Sanctuary is small but amazing with chandelier, altar and icons Lovely courtyard, interesting museum with many icons, vestments, etc. Good photo opportunities around the grounds. Highly recommended.

Thank wymanz2go
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Monastery has the most beautiful gilded interior it is almost blinding. The icons that line the walls are some of the most gorgeous I have seen. The faces are delicately painted. They have a serenity about them. The rose garden was warm and sunny...More

Thank Marcia E
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Even before entering the front yard of this monastery you can feel the beauty of the place and history surrounding the building.

1  Thank M A
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Simply, the best monastery in Crete. An architectural miracle in the midland of Akrotiri peninsula. A drawing like no other. No monks there! Unexpected. A must visit...

Thank Atairiastos
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Wonderful old museum/functioning monastery. Recommend going on a guided tour to understand the history of it, but not necessary. Note areas of no photography and dress conservatively as you would for a church to be respectful. Has a nice little store where you can buy...More

1  Thank jmichel01
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We loved this monastery. We also loved the olive oil. The lady in the gift shop was very informative and friendly. The church and museum were fascinating. A very nice afternoon.

Thank bsmallwo
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Beautiful and interesting old monastery. Best to get there early in the morning before the coaches arrive if possible. Excellent museum with some extraordinary old icons.

Thank sarah120861
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Travel just half a hour from Chania to the direction of the airport of Chania. Very old Monastery. Still active in wine and olives. you can also buy some local products

Thank FrankPhilipsen
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We went to this monastery after visiting Arkoudiotissa cave nearby. The monastery is well located and have nice little museum that explains the history of the place. There is a small admission to enter the monastery and you can walk around the yard and climb...More

Thank cohenfamily_12
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful ortodox monastery up in hills... there is a small exibition inside the museum of wardrobe, coins and freskas. Entrance is two euros. Should visit it if you are in that part of Crete.

Thank Predrag R
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Sophie M
5 April 2015|
Response from Morten H | Reviewed this property |
We used buses some of our days for trips to Chania, but eventually we found it necessary to rent a car. My proposal for you would be to rent a taxi for a roundtrip to the peninsula. Then you could include Stavros Bay, some... More