Church of Saint Nicholas, Chania

Agios Nikolaos is an Orthodox church, ortinally built as a monastery church in the 14th century. During the Ottoman occupation of Crete, the church was transformed into a mosque. In 1928, it was transformed again into a church. It is the only church in Greece with both a bell tower and a minaret.

About this building

Key Features

  • Architecture
  • Monuments
  • Links to national heritage

Visitors information

  • Café within 500m

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Assumption Cathedral, Chania

The Cathedral of the Assumption was built in 1879 a few years after the restoration of the diocese of Crete (1874). The church is under the responsibility of the order of the Capuchins.