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Arkadi monastery

Arkadi monastery

In 1866 the monastery of Arkadi was self-detonated by Greeks surrounded by Turkish soldiers. This became a cause celebre across Europe, and brought Crete’s plight under Ottoman occupation to the attention of many for the first time, thanks to widespread newspaper reports.

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Monastery of Arkadi, Moni Arkadiou 741 00 Greece

+30 28310 83135, 28310 83116, 28310 83136

info@arkadimonastery.gr

www.arkadimonastery.gr/index.php

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