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Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou

Pl. Athinagora, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 043082
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Nice little Cathedral

Stopped by this Cathedral, as there was some Greek dancing taking place in the square. I have been... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
stunt101
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Toronto, Canada
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A beautiful Greek Orthodox church

Just visit the place on the inside. the frescoes are impressive and it Is not the usual Byzantine... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
yiannava
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Pl. Athinagora, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by this Cathedral, as there was some Greek dancing taking place in the square. I have been to many different churches and temples and thought why not. We entered, the Cathedral, very quiet, with one or two people. Up on the walls, beautiful paintings...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Just visit the place on the inside. the frescoes are impressive and it Is not the usual Byzantine style. I was lucky to follow mass on Good Friday and the Byzantine choir was angelic.

Thank yiannava
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

A traditional Greek Orthodox church on an attractive square in the centre of Chania’s Old Town. A beautiful ornately decorated church with religious icons, large paintings and chandlers. On the site of a former church which was later converted into a soap factory during the...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a beautiful and unusual church. It was built on the site of an older temple for Mary. When the city was occupied by the Turks in 1645 it was converted to a soap-factory. It was changed back to a Basilica in 1860. Small...More

1  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

It is a very small church so it will only take a few minutes to visit. Incredibly ornate inside and was a busy attraction.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The age and details are impressive as I'd the relatively small size. It looks very intense inside but beautiful. Remember it's a church and be respectful.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Another beautiful Church in Chania. We didn't know about this one either. It's beautiful inside. There are some seats available outside too and lots of places for snacks nearby for ice creams, etc. The statue nearby is also pretty cool of a typical Greek Priest.

Thank Baulagirl
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

On the main tourist street (Halidon) in the center of the old city, this is a must visit. Beautiful building inside/outside. The NOTRE DAMME of Chania !

1  Thank nikosh
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Surprisingly small 'cathedral'. Very pretty inside and looks good from outside, but not a lot to it in total

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We hadn't planned to go into the church but heard the bells and decided to go inside. There was a regular service going on which represented the Greek traditions! It's was beautiful inside covered in gold.

Thank carrie u
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