Taxi Rethymno - Arkadi monastery

Arkadi monastery

The Monastery of Arkádi constitutes a landmark of architecture and civilisation considering the magnificent façade of the church, the highly developed spiritual tradition as well as the flourishing development of fine arts. However, the holocaust, which took place in 1866, gave the monastery an eminent place in history, elevating it to an eternal symbol of freedom and heroism, which is acknowledged the world over.

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