Monastery of St. George of Epanosifis

In the prefecture of Heraklion and about 31 km from the city on the way to Metaxochori is the monastery of Epanosifis dedicated to Saint George. This is one of the richest monasteries in Crete and the largest in the number of monks. In the monastery there are precious heirlooms, gospels, vestments and much more. The monastery was built by the monk Paisios and the date of its founding remains unknown .

During the Ottoman rule the monastery of Epanosifis was a valuable spiritual center in which many clerics were trained.

The monastery celebrates on 23 April and 3 November and the surrounding landscape is unique !

Monastery Tel 2894051231