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Church of Saint Kyriaki in Zaros
The two-aisled church of Saint Kiriaki (Agia Kyriaki) is one of the oldest in the settlement of Zaros, as one of the two aisles dates back to the 14th century and the second to the 17th century. The temple has undergone modern interventions and its…
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Panagia Church at Panagia (Kenourgiou)
The almost deserted village of Panagia in the province of Kainourgiou was named after the three-aisled Byzantine church of Panagia, which is dedicated to the Dormition of the Mother of God (Koimisis). It is believed that the church originally, in the 15th century, was the…
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Church of Panagia Aggelon in Fradio
The Church of Our Lady of Angels (Panagia Aggelon) is located in the rural area of Fradio, between the villages Roufas and Moroni. The church was the temple of the Catholic monastery of Our Lady of the Angels of theFranciscan monks that operated here in…
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Zoodochos Pigi Church at Damania
The church of Zoodohos Pigi (Life Giving Spring) is located a few meters south of Lake Damania and next to the local cemetery. The church bears frescoes of 1399 and in its current form comes after restoration works that started in 1979, as it was…
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Church of Saint Anastasia in Kastellos (Kastelliana)
The church of Saint Anastasia is located in the southwestern part of the castle and was built, according to Gerola, on the ruins of two ancient cisterns. Due to its small size, the fragmentary iconographic program, dated to the middle of the 14th century, bears…
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Panagia Church at Ini
Next to the small dam of Kera in the village Ini we meet the picturesque church of Panagia Kera dedicated to Panagia Zoodochos Pigi (Life Giving Spring). The temple bears no frescoes inside. Next to the temple there is a small cave with a spring…
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Panagia Church at Houmeri
The church of Panagia in Choumeri, province Monofatsi is dedicated to Panagia (Virgin Mary) and has been restored. During restoration works, part of the 15th-century frescoes was destroeyd. Specifically, the original single-nave church was extended to the west by the addition of an aisle to…
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Early Christian Basilica at Ini
The Early Christian Basilica of Ini is located among olive groves on the site Ellinika, southeast of Kefala hill. It is a three-aisled basilica dating back to the 6th century and because of its large size (32m x 18m) it is believed to have been…
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Kato Panagia church at Kastellos (Kastelliana)
The temple ofPresentation of Mary or Kato Panagia is located near the southern part of the castle and is a small single-nave church built in two phases. The oldest, probably of the first half of the 14th century, belongs to its eastern part, and preserves…
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Astratigos monastery at Agalantes
Near Karkadiotissa, at the deserted today settlement Agalantes and amid an area with huge oak trees, operated the Venetian monastery of Astratigos (Michael Archangel). The monastery is a dependency of the monastery Saint George Epanosifis. Despite the long siege of Candia by the Ottomans, this…
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Saint John the Theologian church at Paliani
Outside the walls of Paliani Monastery in Venerato there is the cemeterial church of Saint John the Theologian (John the Apostle). The single-nave arched-roofed church was frescoed in the middle of the 14th century by the painter Georgios.
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Saint George church at Ano Viannos
The church of Agios Georgios is located in the plane of Ano Viannos, on the road that leads to the Monastery of Agia Moni. It is a small vaulted and single-aisled church with its interior bearing frescoes of Ioannis Mousouros, dating back to the beginning…
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Agia Pelagia church at Ano Viannos
The temple of Agia Pelagia is located at an elevated point with panoramic views of Ano Viannos town and can be accessed by walking through the narrow and scenic alleys of the village.
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Church of Saint Theodore in Hondros
The early Byzantine church of Saint Theodore of Amasea (Agios Theodoros Stratilatis) is located in the village Hondros, province Viannos, where the old cemetery of the village used to be. The outdoor space has been transformed into a beautiful spacious park.
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Christ Church at Meskla
The church of Lord Christ the Savior is a single-aisled with two arches and exquisite frescoes dedicated to the Transformation of Christ. An inscription of 1303 indicates that the painters were Theodoros Daniel and Michael Veneris. The narthex frescoes date back from the 15th century.
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Church of Saints Panteleimon and Demetrius in Garipas
The church of Saints Panteleimon and Demetrius is located in the village Garipas, near Perivolia, province Kydonia. It is a two-story temple dating back to the Venetian period and has been restored. The northern aisle is dedicated to Saint Panteleimon (Agios Panteleimonas) and the south…
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Church of Saint John the Baptist in Sembronas
The church of Saint John the Baptist in Sembronas is located in the neighborhood Bomboliana. It is a small arched, one-storey church dedicated to Saint John's Head Cut (celebrates on August 29).
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Church of Saint George Koumbelis
The church of Saint George (Agios Georgios) Koubelis is located in the position Sodi east of Chania city and on the western base of Akrotiri peninsula, very close to the wastewater treatment plant. It was the temple of a small seaside monastery, from which no…
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Church of Saint Stephen at Drakona
The chapel of Saint Stephen at Drakona (Kissamos province) is a small vaulted church sited in a lush green scenery. The temple dates back from the Byzantine Era (9th century) and bears extremely important frescoes depicting St Stephen (14th century).
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Saint John the Theologian church at Elos
The temple of St. John the Theologian is a single-room vaulted temple with dimensions of 11,20 x 4,46 meters. There are no documents for justifying its exact date, however according to the analysis of its murals it should be built around the first half of…
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