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Cathedral of Assumption

46 Chalidon, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
+30 2821 093443
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3 weeks ago
“Peaceful Retreat”
22 Dec 2017
“Somewhat Difficult To Find”
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46 Chalidon, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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+30 2821 093443
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank NSGALBUTTEMT
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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

Thank Richard F
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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

Thank ALB63
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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

Thank David S
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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

Thank mrmgrybrd
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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.

Thank Baulagirl
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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.

Thank DERtravels
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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

Thank AthensBulldawg
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Set in the central court this little church is well worth a look, it is beautiful on the inside. It is best to have a look in at the quieter times as it gets very busy.

Thank mitchbrady
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We paid a visit here after also visiting the Church of Agios Nikolaos. Both are extremely beautiful and well maintained. The Cathedral itself is tucked away off the busy main street, we almost missed it. There is a lovely statue of St Francis of Assisi...More

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