Early Christian basilica of Onythes


Onythes Early Christian basilica
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At position Onythe we meet the ruins of an ancient settlement that has been identified as the ancient town Fallanes or Osmida. At this location there are traces of an early Christian basilica, which was excavated by N. Platon in 1947 and has dimensions 31mx15m.

The basilica was built in the 5th-6th century and was covered with mosaic floors of geometric and floral themes.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Rethymnon Prefecture
  • Type: Church
  • Peak Period: Byzantine Era (395 AD-820AD)
  • Accessibility: Dirt track

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