Rethymnon Churches & Monasteries - The 4 Martyres Church in Rethymnon, Crete, is an essential destination for history enthusiasts. As a dedication to the New Martyrs Aggelis, Manouil, Georgios, and Nikolaos, who were martyred in 1824 and are now the guardians of the city, this church provides a unique insight into the local history and culture. Moreover, the church is constructed on the site of two former churches that were demolished, adding to its historical significance. Built in 1975, this church features a chancel screen adorned with distinctive icons by Fotis Kontoglou. The church's basement houses the chapel of Ossios Savvas Igiasmenos, while a reliquary preserves the remains of three of the four martyrs. If you visit Rethymnon, do not miss the opportunity to admire this stunning example of religious architecture that bears witness to the city's rich history.

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