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Peaceful Palianis

A delight to visit this peaceful monastery/nunnery. The church is packed with icons and atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2015
Martyn B
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Very Atmospheric

Thought to be the oldest monastery in Crete in a location surrounded by beautiful scenery we felt... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2015
goanjock
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The Stunning Highlands
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20 Nov 2015
“Peaceful Palianis”
6 Jun 2015
“Very Atmospheric”
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Venerato, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

A delight to visit this peaceful monastery/nunnery. The church is packed with icons and atmosphere; and surrounded by the small rooms occupied by nuns. The sacred Myrtle tree is hung with prayerful symbols. Beyond the walls a landscape of gorges and olive trees, small farms...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2015

Thought to be the oldest monastery in Crete in a location surrounded by beautiful scenery we felt that this monastery had a very special atmosphere with a real sense of community. There is a real sense of peace and tranquility that is hard to put...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

getting here was a bit of drive... not in length but in windy roads...AND Totally worth it!! i have read about this monastery and the Miracle tree for 3 years and really wanted to see this... it was worth every bit of time finding it...Plus...More

4  Thank goddessrocks
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