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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Having read the reviews, I had no difficulty finding the alley that led to the Roman Catholic Cathedral. From the outside it doesn't look like a church, though the Belfry is a clue. The interior is very elegant, and is a complete contrast to all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Take time to visit this Catholic Church which can be overlooked in favor of the splendid Greek Othrodox Church which dominates the plaza.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank maryn539
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Tucked away at the end of a small alley we happened to stumble upon this tiny square with its small church and beautiful statue of St Francis of Assisi. Such a quiet contrast only a few minutes away from the cacophony of the shopping area!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NSGALBUTTEMT
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We had a little trouble finding this beautiful little church. We knew it was right across the street from the Cathedral but, didn't know you had go in between shops and through a little archway to get to it. There is a wonderful little courtyard...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were glad we took the time to visit this little church when we were in Chania. It was built in 1842 on the site of the old monastery of Cappuccinos monks who arrived in Chania in 1566. Although it was a little difficult to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ALB63
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Peaceful free and worth it if you like quiet spaces This place is a refreshing contrast to the horrendous big church in the square, no opulence or Chrystal light fittings here

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank davidsY6240LY
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This small church, accessed via an alley between shops, was a gem. Though I am not a church goer I found the appointments and decor, the altar and the art, to be of interest. It takes only a brief visit to get the flavor of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mrmgrybrd
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This has to be one of the prettiest churches I've ever been inside. It's not very big and we stumbled across it but the alter is absolutely beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Baulagirl
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very simple cathedral with a nice courtyard in front. Accessible by foot on the way from the main street through old town to the bay.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank DERtravels
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This out-of-the-way church is located off a main street in the old town with a lovely courtyard before the entrance. The interior is bright and airy and well worth a short visit. Note: there is a sign on the wall of the street indicating the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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