Where is monastery of Arkadi Crete
The monastery of Arkadi is an Eastern Orthodox monastery, situated on a fertile plateau 23 km (14 mi) to the southeast of Rethymnon on the island of Crete (in Greece). The current catholicon (church) dates back to the 16th century and is marked by the influence of the Renaissance. This influence is visible in the architecture, which mixes both Roman and baroque elements.
Where is the Chrysoskalitissa monastery Crete
Chrysoskalitissa Monastery - Chrysoskalitissa Monastery is a 17th-century Orthodox Christian monastery located in the island of Crete, Greece. Located in the south-west coast of the island, in the municipal unit Innachori, at lies almost 72 kilometres south-west of Chania. Built up on rocks same 35 metres high, at overlooks the Libyan Sea.
Where is Voukolies Crete
Voukolies - Voukolies is a town and former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it as part of the municipality Platanias, of which it is a municipal unit. It was part of the former Kissamos province which covered the northwestern part of Chania Prefecture. Voukoulies is a large village with an important Saturday morning market. The municipal unit of Voukoulies extends from Tavronitis on the north coast to the foothills of the White Mountains (Lefka Ori). The seat of the municipality was Voukolies itself.
Where is Moni Gonia monastery Crete
Moni Gonia Monastery - Moni Gonia Monastery, Monastery of our Lady of Gonia or Monastery of Panaghia Odigitria as an orthodox monastery located 1 km north of Kolymvari and same 26 km from Chania, on the coast of the south-east Rodopos peninsula on Crete, Greece, overlooking the Gulf of Chania.
Where is Zeus cave Crete
Zeus cave - The Cave of Zeus is a system of caves located on the slopes of Mount Ida, on the island of Crete, Greece. The deep cave has a single entrance and features beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. In antiquity it was a place of worship, because it was believed to be the cave where the titan Rhea hid the infant Zeus, in order to protect him from his father Cronus who intended to swallow him like other of his progeny.
Where is the Ida mount Crete
Mount Ida - Mount Ida, known variously as Idha, Idhi, Idi, Ita and now Psiloritis as the highest mountain in Crete. Located in the Rethymno regional unit, it was sacred to the Greek Titaness Rhea, and on its slopes lies the cave, Idaion Andron, in which, according to legend, Zeus was born. As an island high point at 2,456 m, it is the mountain with the highest topographic prominence in Greece. Interesting features are the plateau of Nida and the forest of Ruva in the east side.