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Amazing place

One of the best monastery in crete.So peaceful and relax. I could sit there for hours. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Heraklion, Greece
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A very lovely place of calm and beauty, named after St George.

So peaceful, with amazing views. This monastery is named after the same St George who is the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2015
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15 May 2018
“Amazing place”
1 Oct 2015
“Peace by a Busy Road”
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The Monstary of St George Epanosifis, Metachori, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

One of the best monastery in crete.So peaceful and relax. I could sit there for hours. Excellent view and worth a visit for sure!

1  Thank GRJ_Travellers
Reviewed 1 October 2015

we called in here on the way back from Heraklion as my gf had spotted it on the morning as we drove past. It is a very beautiful and peaceful place there were only 4 other people here when we visited and one was a...More

Thank JonJ785
Reviewed 11 September 2015

So peaceful, with amazing views. This monastery is named after the same St George who is the Patron Saint of England. There is also a small Greek Church there, a good example of a Greek Orthodox Church, it has several icons and paintings of St...More

2  Thank Cleovix
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The Monastry of Saint George Epanosifis is a quite and peaceful place lovely grounds and a beautiful church the small museum on the site was interesting entrance to the monastery was just 2 Euro's

3  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 14 June 2015

You cannot imagine the beauty and holiness of this place until you pass the main Monastery door; it’s so quiet, clean and colorful adding glory to the mountain scenery and the sea view. The overall architecture of the Monastery is fascinating, the main entrance is...More

3  Thank Issa N
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Little gem just stumbled across but well worth the stop. The toilets at the nearby cafe left a lot to be desired.

Thank Pif1
Reviewed 6 December 2014

spiritual place nice for sight seeing a ll bit far from heraclio ,lady take in mind no mini skirts and shorts!

3  Thank idomeneasm
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I thought to visit this monastery thanks to Trip Advisor. But be aware! It placed on the map in the wrong place. We had to go by car about 30 minutes away from Heraklion to reach it. It is situated in the beautiful mountains, it...More

6  Thank Russian_Bear2012
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We were looking for a beautiful monastery to baptise our son and we dropped off there. So clean and peacful,i thought that i could stay there for a few days. Lemon trees,orange trees,roses and a breathtaking church. I strongly recomment it.

3  Thank george l
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We went to this monastery as part of a trip round Crete, but I think it deserves a visit in its own right. The solitude and location alone are worth the trouble in getting there. It sits on top of a mountain, the air is...More

Thank Rosemary5757
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