Ecclesiastical Museum of the Agia Triada Tzagarolon Monastery

Ecclesiastical Museum of the Agia Triada Tzagarolon Monastery

TheAgia Triada Monastery (= Holy Trinity), also known as theTzagarolon Monastery, is one of the most impressive monastic centres of Crete. It is exceptional on account of its façade with the Doric style columns, and the Renaissance architectural components. The monastery was built by the Cretan monks Ieremias and Lavrentios of the Orthodox Venetian family of Tzagaroli, in the beginning of the 17th century.

The museum is housed in three rooms. Besides the numerous portable icons, one can also see a collection of vestments and items of miniature art, objects which were salvaged from the 1821 pillaging that took placeduring the Revolution. 

In the museum there is also a small collection of manuscripts andrare books.

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  • location Tzagarolon Monastery, 73100, Akrotiri, Chania, Chania
  • museum type Ecclesiastical
  • exhibits Icons, vestments, manuscripts, objects
  • type Museum
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Visiting hours/info

Daily: 09:00-14:00 & 17:00-19:30

Tel.: +30 28210 63310

Price Ticket(€): 1,5 (General Entrance)

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