At the northwest side of Potamies Pediados is located the monastery of Panayia Gouverniotissa. Dates back to 14th century and until 20th was a monastery.
The church has cross shape with beautiful frescos. Charasteristic fresco is this with the Christ Pantocrator in the middle dome.
At the time of Turkish occupation the monastery and its fields were not conquered by the Turks as the Ephemeral of the monastery told to the Turkish Pasha that he dreamed him to conquer the whole Crete.