Agia Galini
, Crete, Greece
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Sacred Monastery of Odigitria

Considered one of the oldest monasteries in Crete, this humble monastery still stands as a guard for Orthodoxy.

Apart from Agios Antonios, Agiofarango and Panagia in Martsalo, in the area of the monastery there are a series of chapels and hermitages.

The mill and the bakery at the monastery are operated as a museum.

  • Monastery
  • Monks
  • Odigitria
  • Asterousia
  • Museum
  • Crete
  • Tower
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