Lasithi Churches & Monasteries - The Moni Kapsa in Makrigialos, Crete is a historic monastery dedicated to St. John the Baptist's beheading and decapitation. While the exact year of its construction is unknown, it is believed to have been built in the 14th or 15th century. Sadly, it was abandoned and destroyed by pirates. Despite this, the monastery is still celebrated every year on August 29th with a traditional ceremony that draws a large number of believers. Visit the Moni Kapsa in Makrigialos, Crete to witness the rich history and spiritual significance of this revered location.

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