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Rethymno’s beach is spreading from the centre of the town, along the new part, for 12km, to the east. The beautiful beach of Rethymno, is the main -and sometimes the exclusive- attraction for the visitors. But there are some interesting monuments and sights to visit:

The Ecclesiastical Museum

Ecclesiastical Museum2

Opposite the Cathedral, in the offices of the parish, the museum opened in 1994.

Its permanent collection includes old objects from churches of Rethymno: the mechanism of the old clock of the bell tower of the cathedral which was operating from 1894 to 1986, an icon of Saint John from the 16th century and other icons, bells, garments, crosses, priest’s vestments, manuscripts, disks, an 1866 lithographic plate, which was used for the printing of marriage certificates, coins of the Cretan state (1898-1913), Byzantine, Turkish, American and French coins.

LocationTompazi 69

Tel.: +30 28310 22415 / 22788 / 22731

Open Daily: 9:30 am -12:30 pm Free entrance

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