Arkadi Monastery Rethymno

Arkadi is a place of special historical interest, known for the events that took place during the revolution of 1866. The monastery is built on the edge of the high plateau. This is one of the most important monuments of Crete and an interesting pole of attraction for visitors.The monastery is quite large and its high walls relate to a fortress. This holy place has been well-known from the events of November 1866, when Crete had rebelled against the Turks, dominating the island for the past 200 years.

DestinationArkadi Monastery, Rethymno
Distance From Kalamaki53km
Distance From Heraklion81km
ActivitiesMonastery Museum, Historic Monastery

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