Church of Panagia


Panagia Church at Kounavi
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At the center of Kounavi village stands the scenic three-aisled church dedicated to the Dormition of the Virgin Mary (celebr. August 15), Archangel Michael (celebr. November 8) and Saint Haralambos (celebr. February 10), the latter being the patron saint of the village. The temple has three semicircular arches and an arcosolium (burial monument) of the 16th century. Also samples of frescoes survive.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Heraklion Prefecture
  • Type: Church
  • Peak Period: Venetian Era (1204 AD - 1669 AD)
  • Accessibility: Paved road

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