Saint Anne Church

Anissaraki

Saint Anne Church at Anissaraki
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The church of St Anna at settlement Anisaraki by Kandanos is one of the most important Byzantine churches of Crete, adorned with very important frescoes dating back from 1457-1462. The iconostasis was painted and bears wooden screen.

At the entrance there is a depiction of St. Anna suckling the Virgin Mary, very rare worldwide. Other murals are are Platytera, Christ, Saint George, Joachim, the Virgin Mary, etc.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Chania Prefecture
  • Type: Church
  • Peak Period: Venetian Era (1204 AD - 1669 AD)

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