The Chrissoskalitissa Monastery is on the road to Elafonissi, 76 kilometers southwest of Chania. There is also a small village there with few residents. It is an all white monastery built on the top of a cliff. Don't miss the Chrissoskalitissa Monastery – its founding date is not known. An old legend of the Monastery says that one of the 90 steps that are etched it the rocks and lead to the monastery is made out of Gold. This is where the name of the monastery comes from (Chrisso=Gold, Skali=Step). Of course, according to same legend, only those without sins can see it. The festival dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary is held in the village on the 15th of August at the Monastery of Chrissoskalitissa.

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