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Agios Petros Church & Monastery

Venizelou St, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Spiritual place. Must have - to visit

Beautiful place. More and more monastery in Creete was founded in cave or mount. More peaceful... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Андрей К
Interesting visit

Very tranquil with impressive buildings and views. We visited on a Sunday and it was very lacking... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2015
GarryGT
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
2 Jun 2016
“Spiritual place. Must have - to visit”
20 Sep 2015
“Interesting visit”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Venizelou St, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Beautiful place. More and more monastery in Creete was founded in cave or mount. More peaceful place. We are came in all monastery on car. If you are Orthodox christian you should visit monastery. It is vonderful

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Reviewed 20 September 2015

Very tranquil with impressive buildings and views. We visited on a Sunday and it was very lacking in monks. Small gift shop with zillions of icons. Beware many of them are not actually painted, they are water slide transfers, reflected in the price

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Reviewed 30 October 2013

I heard that restoration had almost been completed and that recently it was opened for a church service but sadly it was was closed during my visit. Looks very different to when we first saw it around 20 years ago when it was just an...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2013

As you stroll eastwards along Venizelou Street from the Natural History Museum towards the harbour, you can't fail to notice the substantial renovations that are undergoing at the church of St Petros. There is only a pavement on the opposite side of what is a...More

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