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The snow-white church on a low cliff is seen from afar, it is a path from rough stones, and from it opens the magic views of the surroundings.
Saint Nikolas church is located on the west side of the beach of Georgioupolis, its snow-white facade, like a beacon for sailors, invites all travelers seeking solitude, in its walls. But to get to it, you can either swim, or go on rough spit that stretches from the coast a few hundred meters.
The Saint Nikolas churchwas built in memory of the dead sailors, its name is associated with St. Nicholas, who is considered the patron saint of sailors.
Near the church is thickened clean air, and you can feel even a little dizzy. Near the church you can also see magnificent views.
Inside the Saint Nikolas church can be not more than 10 people, its room is very small.
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Saint Nikolas church on the mapLocation: Georgioupoli
More places to visit on Crete
Beautiful place of Crete, where there is unspoilt nature, there are three seas, and the color of the water has several different shades.1
The Gorge of Aradena
Near the abandoned village is the gorge, which stretches to the coast of the Libyan Sea, and many desperate travelers can walk through it.40
The most famous landmark of Crete depicted on all the postcards and souvenirs, the place where according to legend was the Minotaur maze.22
A small fishing village in recent years is gaining more and more popularity due to its clean beaches and the opportunity to observe the life of the Greek fishermen.3
Beautiful and unguarded cave, where only rare travelers come and where stalactites and stalagmites form fanciful shapes.14
The picturesque small village, that has preserved its authenticity despite the great popularity among tourists, and offers a relaxing stay on their sandy beaches.1
The small island separated from Crete for a hundred meters, and it is considered a haven away from the noise of city streets.15
Treasure of Richtis Gorge, this waterfall is considered one of the most beautiful in Greece, but to reach it, you need to overcome a long way through the gorge.23
Fortress of Spinalonga
Built to defend the island, the castle turned it into an impregnable area, but now there is just a ruin, from which you can see the bay and Crete.32
Built by the Venetians in the 14th century, this fortress was intended to protect the population from the pirates, and now you can watch the unusual phenomenon drosoulites here.3
Visit the most famous cave in Crete, where according to legend, small Zeus with his mother hid from his tyrannical father.31
The Leper Island Spinalonga
A former leper colony, this island has preserved only the ruins of a once-powerful fortress and abandoned houses of leprosy patients.30