Gonia Monastery at Kolymbari

The Gonia Monastery is situated about 1km north of Kolymbari on the Rodopou Peninsular. The monk's accommodation is situated around a central courtyard. The Monastery has a fine collection of Byzantine icons and frescos. A cannon ball is still lodged in the east sea facing wall, testifying to the Turkish sea assaults on Crete. If you are visiting, then no shorts or tee shirts.