Holy Metropolitan Church of Agios Andreas (St. Andrew) (Arkalochori)
The three-aisled Metropolitan Church in Arkalochori is dedicated to Saint Andrew of Crete, also known as Andrew of Jerusalem, the Archbishop of Crete, to Saint Matthias and to the Three Hierarchs. Its foundations were laid in 1978 by Archbishop Timotheos of Crete and it was inaugurated in 2009. The church contains the sacred remains of […]
Church of Michail Archangelos (Archangel Michael) (Arkalochori)
The Byzantine cross-vaulted church dedicated to the Archangel Michael is located in the cemetery of Arkalochori. The church contains 14th and 15th century murals from the Cretan school of hagiography.
Holy Metropolis of Arkalochori, Kastelli and Viannos
The Metropolis was founded quite recently, in 2001, and covers that majority of Pediada province, essentially comprising various sections of the Metropolises of Petra, Arcadia and Gortyna. The Metropolis of Arkalochori, Kastelli and Viannos includes numerous important monasteries, such as those of Agia Marina in Voni and of Agios Antonios in Arvi. It is seated […]