Profitis Ilias (Prophet Elijah) Monastery

Profitis Ilias (Prophet Elijah) Monastery

Profitis Ilias Monastery is located on rocky, elevated terrain near the village Roustika. The monastery was built during the era of Venetian rule and belongs to the citadel style of architecture, with its catholicon being a three-aisled domed basilica dedicated to the Prophet Eli, the Holy Trinity and the Holy Cincture.

The catholicon contains a unique wood-carved chancel screen and other noteworthy relics.

The belfry dates back to the era of Venetian rule, as stated in an inscription dating back to 1637.

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  • location Roustika, Rethymno, Rethimno, Rethimno
  • type Monastery
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