DESCRIPTION
THE MONUMENT
INFORMATION
 

 
Monastery of Toplou
It is an historical monastery of the 15th century, which collapsed in the earthquake of 1612 and was rebuilt with the financial aid of the Venetians. During the Ottoman conquest of Crete, the monastery was destroyed and devastated by the Turks. In 1704 the monastery was declared stauropegion. During the Ottoman occupation there was a school in the monastery, while, after 1870, it was founded there a school of mutual teaching.

The Monastery is a stauropegion fortress. The main building of ...
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See Also
Other museums that are monuments too
Archaeological Museum of Karpathos
Ecclesiastical Museum of the Holy Bishopry of Maroneia and Komotini
Museum of the Ancient Agora
Museum of the Monastery of Arkadi
Museum of the Monastery of Preveli
Numismatic Museum
Palace of the Grand Masters
Pavlos Kountouriotis Mansion
Refectory of Nea Moni Chios
Sculpture Collection of the Monastery of Osios Loukas
Vouvalis Mansion
White Tower: Museum
White Tower: Museum