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Nice place for a moment of prayer and reflection. The church is interesting in its facade and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Davide G
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Palermo, Italy
Nice little Cathedral

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

Reviewed 21 May 2018
stunt101
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Quite fornominally ornate and filled with holy treasures, the cathedral is a place to visit and contemplate life, away from the heat and hurly burly of the old town. Not particularly large, it has many icons of the saints and sliver and gold relics for...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Nice place for a moment of prayer and reflection. The church is interesting in its facade and charming in the interior. Not to be missed.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 3 August 2018

it's different than other Greek church architecture, but it didn't seem to be especially amazing. It is an attractive Orthodox church.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 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

Thank stunt101
Reviewed 17 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
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 23 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
Reviewed 23 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 23 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.

Thank rossdmd
Reviewed 7 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.

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