Eisodia Theotokou (Presentation of the Virgin Mary) (Rethymno)
The metropolitan church of Rethymno is dedicated to the Presentation of the Virgin Mary. The church was erected over three periods.
During the era of Venetian rule, there was a small church at this site; in 1844, it was demolished and a larger one was erected at its location. Its present-day form is a three-aisled basilica without a dome. The church features a unique wood-carved chancel screen dating back to 1852 and portable icons, the most remarkable of which is the rare icon of Panagia tou Pathous (Virgin Mary of the Passion).