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Take the time to visit here if you pass by. It is worth a quick look inside for this type of... read more

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One of my travel secrets is to always find a church for a period of rest, prayer and quiet... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 29 August 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

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Reviewed 6 August 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.

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Reviewed 30 June 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

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Reviewed 28 June 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.

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Reviewed 21 June 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

Thank Nic S
Reviewed 8 May 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

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Reviewed 2 May 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.

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 25 December 2017

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

Thank billhomes48
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This was one of the places we visited in Chania Town. Not being of Greek Orthodox faith, we found it interesting to see the many icons, statues, pictures, goblets, etc. displayed. The quiet atmosphere inside was appreciated as we sat in the wooden seats and...More

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