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Kaliviani monastery
Moires, Messara
The monastery of Panagia Kaliviani is located at the 59th km on the road Iraklion-Phaistos. The monastery was built during the second Byzantine period. The small Byzantine chapel was painted with frescoes but most of them are today destroyed. The chapel was deserted until, during the Turkish occupation in 1873, an old small icon of the Annunciation of the Holy Mother was miraculously found there.and the monastery became a place of worship.
The building of the new church, of Byzantine style, begun at 1911 and was completed in 1924.The monastery also houses a girls orphanage established in 1958.


In and/or around Kaliviani monastery :
(within a radius of 50 Km)






Aretoussa Pension Pitsidia
at 6.3km(SW) from Kaliviani monastery
Aretoussa Pension

Kiknos Studios Kalamaki
at 7.2km(W) from Kaliviani monastery
Kiknos Studios

Melissa Hotel *** Matala
at 8.7km(SW) from Kaliviani monastery
Melissa Hotel ***

Die Zwei Bruder Pension & Villas For Rent Matala
at 10km(SW) from Kaliviani monastery
Die Zwei Bruder Pension & Villas for rent

Irini Mare Holiday Resort Agia Galini, South Rethimno
at 13.5km(W) from Kaliviani monastery
Irini Mare Holiday Resort

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