Monastery of Kalogrades at


Monastery of Kalogrades at Fourni
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The monastery of Kalogrades (Nuns) is located at the position Chonos near Fourni village, very close to the monastery of Kerapolitissa. It operated as a nunnery during the Venetian period, but it is now deserted and only the renovated temple celebrates on August 6, as it is dedicated to the Transfiguration of Lord Christ (Metamorphosis Sotiros). Only a small part of the ruined cells and the cisterns of the monastery survive.


  • 1604: The monk Xenophon Katsaras and Sister Evgenia Katsaropoula found the monastery in the area that belongs to the monastery of Kardamoutsa.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Lassithi Prefecture
  • Type: Church
  • Accessibility: Paved road

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