Places of worship AGIA VARVARA (Municipality) HERAKLIO - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Places of worship (7)

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Profitis Ilias Church

AGIA VARVARA (Village) MONOFATSIO
The church of the Profitis Ilias, at the north end of the village, is built on a rock considered to be the geographical centre of Crete. There are also nine churches from the Venetian era in the area indicating its former glory.

Profitis Ilias

  The church of the Profitis Ilias, at the north end of the village, is built on a rock considered to be the geographical centre of Crete. There are also nine churches from the Venetian era in the area indicating its former glory.

Byzantine church of St. Thomas

AGIOS THOMAS (Village) AGIA VARVARA
  In the centre of the village is the Byzantine church of Agios Thomas in the style of a three-aisled basilica with a narthex in front of the church. The narthex is separated into three parts and is as high as the nave of the main church. There is a large dome at the intersection of the narthex and the nave.

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


Panagia Spiliotissa

  The church of the Panagia Spiliotisa (Virgin of the Cave) has been built within a cave of the mountain. Just outside the cave, on the side of the mountain, there is an ancient Greek inscription of marble. Around 1910 two English archaeologists secretly excavated a statue of a goddess which is now in Boston.

Agios Iasatos byzantine church

  The small church of Agios Iasatos is both very interesting and unusual. It has been carved from a large rock and in front of it there are the remains of an ancient Greek temple.

Michael Archangelos byzantine church

  The Byzantine church of Michael Archangelos is 5 minutes from the centre of the village and contains frescoes from the twelfth century.

Agii Apostoli byzantine church

ANO MOULIA (Village) AGIA VARVARA
  The Byzantine church of Agii Apostoli is in the centre of the village, has cruciform architecture with a dome in its centre and a large narthex in the front of the church which is as high as the dome.

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