Agia Triada Tsagkarolon Monastery

Agia Triada Tsagkarolon Monastery

The Patriarchal Monastery of Agia Triada Tsagarolon is one of the most important monasteries of the end of the Venetian Empire in Crete with a great contribution to the History and Education of the island.

It is located on the foot of Stavros mountain chain, in the area "Tzompomilos" of Meleha cape.

According to the tradition that is also confirmed with documents from the archives of Venice, it was built by the brothers Ieremias and Lavrentios Tsagarolon that came from a great Venetian-Cretan family and had a powerful influence in the Orthodox population and the Catholic Venetians.