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Kremasta Monastery in Neapoli

The 16C monastery of Kremasta near Neapolis
The 16C monastery of Kremasta near Neapolis
On the south side of Neapoli, on the road to Vrises, is the Kremasta Monastery. The monastery was built at the end of the sixteenth century and is currently being renovated. The date 1593 appears over the main entrance to the monastery, and the year 1622 in the church. This beautifully situated monastery on the slope of a hill overlooking Neapolis, was occupied by the Turkish administrator of the Lassithi Prefecture, Kostis Pasha, while Neapolis was being built.

Photos of Kremasta Monastery in Neapoli:


The 16C monastery of Kremasta near Neapolis
The 16C monastery of Kremasta near Neapolis
The Kremasta Monastery overlooking Neapolis
The Kremasta Monastery overlooking Neapolis
The church portal of the Kremasta Monastery
The church portal of the Kremasta Monastery
The entrance to the Kremasta Monastery
The entrance to the Kremasta Monastery
The 16C monastery of Kremasta near Neapolis
The 16C monastery of Kremasta near Neapolis
 
Visit the area of the sight: Neapoli