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Places of worship (5)

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Byzantine church of Michael Archangel

  In the village cemetery there is the Byzantine church of Michael Archangelos. The church has cruciform architecture and the transept is higher than the nave. The church has a narthex with a dome, and decorated blind arches with columns. Its entrance door has interesting decorations and there is an unusual melon relief on the external wall. The church also contains frescoes.

This text is cited Feb 2003 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


In the village cemetery there is the Byzantine church of Michael Archangelos. The church has cruciform architecture and the transept is higher than the nave. The church has a narthex with a dome, and decorated blind arches with columns. Its entrance door has interesting decorations and there is an unusual melon relief on the external wall. The church also contains frescoes.


Virgin Mary

The church of Virgin Mary in Arkalochori with old frescos


Profitis Ilias

The church of Profitis Ilias built at the top of the hill where the ancient cave was found is a landmark of Arkalochori.


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