Places of worship KOURITES (Municipality) RETHYMNO - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Places of worship (8)

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Agia Paraskevi and Agios Georgios Church

AGIA PARASKEVI (Village) KOURITES
  At the south entrance of the village is the church of Agia Paraskevi and Agios Georgios. It is a two-aisled church but no frescoes are preserved.

Byzantine church of the Panagia

  In the village of Agia Paraskevi there is the Byzantine church of the Panagia which contains some well-preserved paintings of good artistic quality. One of the frescoes shows the donors of the church, a priest - Georgios Varouhas - and a woman in black. The head of the priest is an exceptional piece of art. The Panagia Church is in the middle of the village before the modern church.

This text is cited Dec 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


Byzantine cemetery church of Agios Ioannis

AGIOS IOANNIS (Village) KOURITES
  The Byzantine cemetery church of Agios Ioannis can be seen from the village below the valley. The church contains some frescoes.

Byzantine church of Agios Georgios Xifoforos

APODOULOU (Village) KOURITES
  In Apodoulou there is the Byzantine church of Agios Georgios Xifoforos (Sword-bearing) with an inscription of 1496 and frescoes by Iereas Anastasios. The church is a single room with three blind arches on each side, better to support the church and provide more drawing space. Agios Georgios has been painted on his horse between two blind arches.

This extract is cited Dec 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


Byzantine church of the Panagia

LABIOTES (Village) KOURITES
  In Lambiotes is the Byzantine church of the Panagia which contains frescoes with a western influence. There is also a coat of arms on a tomb on the exterior wall of the church.

Agii Apostoli Church

PETROCHORI (Village) KOURITES
  In Petrohori (Aposeti) there is the Byzantine church of Agii Apostoli with some unusual frescoes and inscriptions of 1580 and 1594. There is an old fountain at the entrance to the village, opposite the church.

Byzantine church of the Panagia

PLATANIA (Village) KOURITES
  In Platania there is the Byzantine church of the Panagia which contains frescoes of good quality and which are in good condition. The church is in the square in the centre of the village.

Byzantine church of Agios Georgios

VATHIAKO (Settlement) KOURITES
  The Byzantine church of Agios Georgios is in the village of Vathiako. The early twelfth century frescoes in the church are in good condition.

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