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A "Must See" Rethymno Attraction

Dedicated to Cretan heroes Aggelis, Manouil, Georgios and Nikolaos, who were martyred in 1824, this... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
philbo45
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Heraklion, Greece
WOW!

Stunningly beautiful church inside, With every part of the walls and ceiling covered in impressive... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Nicholas B
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dedicated to Cretan heroes Aggelis, Manouil, Georgios and Nikolaos, who were martyred in 1824, this magnificent church is at the center of just about every Rethymno religious and cultural tradition event. Reconstructed in 1975, since the previous buildings had been destroyed, the church is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank philbo45
Reviewed 16 October 2018

After getting lost in the old town, I was given good directions to find The Four Martyrs Church. The outside is quite elegant, but inside it was rather dark. There were some fine frescos, and the dome was impressive, but overall I far preferred other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Stunningly beautiful church inside, With every part of the walls and ceiling covered in impressive paintings and iconography. Made me say WOW as I entered which is not like me! If you only visit one church in Rethymno then make it the Four Martyrs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Stunningly beautiful church, well worth a visit. Situated in the old town but easily accessible by foot.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 10 August 2018

From looking at the outside of this church, one would not expect to see much inside. Much to my surprise I saw one of the most ornate church interiors ever upon stepping inside. It was nice to sit in the rear of the church on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John16752024
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this church on the foot tour of the old town and what a find. Striking and stunning old church with great architecture an design. It is a great example of a cathedral.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank northants90
Reviewed 2 November 2017

An amazing cathedral in the middle of rethymno city...from inside you can see the glorious paintings in the walls! unique christian orthodox example of magnificent cathedrals

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jack M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Situated just outside the gate of the Old Town, this for me was the most attractive and interesting church in Rethymnon. It is named after four Cretan men who refused to convert from Christianity to Islam under the Turks in 1824 and were executed just...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I've seen magnificent churches in Italy, Spain, Austria, Poland and they all have that jaw dropping wow factor, but this church is much more understated and yet fantastic in its own way. The murals painted here in bright vibrant colours are very different to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this church whilst visiting the street market. After visiting many churches in Italy, Spain and Czech would say this ranks with some of the most breathtaking! Wonderful murals, chandeliers and a environment where you can capture a serene moment away from the hustle...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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