Saint Francis’ Church (Archaeological Museum of Chania)
The building which nowadays houses the Archaeological Museum of Chania, in Halidon Street, once belonged to the Monastery of Saint Francis of the Franciscan Order. It has undergone multiple modifications, given that several phases of construction are visible, including extensions, and changes in the use of the building. In the period of the Turkish occupation […]
Franciscan Church of San Salvatore
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 […]
This is a Franciscan monastery, its name originated from the phrase ‘Frates Minores’. It was founded before the second half of the 14th century and its catholicon, dedicated to Saint Anthony, is of Roman Catholicon construction with an ogival arch.