Timings : 9:00 - 20:00 (June - August),shorter hours (September - May)
Entry Fee : EUR 2.50
The Arkadi Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox Monastery situated in Rethymnon. It dates back to 16th century marked by the presence of Renaissance.
The Monastery became a national symbol of Cretan resistance after 943 women and children blew themselves up. It is situated at a plateau at an altitude of 500 m. A memorialæossuary is housed in the building in front of the gate. Within the monastery, there is a museumæwhere the sacred banner of the Arkadi tragedy is housed, weapons from the revolutionary era and items belongingæto the legendary Father Gabriel.æThe anniversary of the Arkadi tragedy is celebrated as a public holiday on Crete.
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