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The church of San Salvatore is part of the San Salvatore Monastery of the Franciscan Order. The earliest phase of construction probably dates back to the 15th century, and it was followed by additions and alterations made in the 16th and the 17th century. In the years of the Turkish rule it was turned into a mosque. Nowadays, it houses the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Collection of Chania, which includes remarkable mosaics, inscriptions, frescoes, icons, coins, carved architectural elements, ceramics, as well as various small art and craft objects.