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Early Christian Basilica at Almyrida Apokoronou

It is an early christian three-aisled basilica of the second half of the 6th century. On the central aisle, one can see the mosaic floor. It belongs to the type of the basilica with oblique aisle and narthex. From 1974 till 1989 the 13th Ephorate of Byzantine...

Early Christian Basilica of Panormo

Southwest of the village of Panormo and 30 km east of Rethymno the largest early Christian church on Crete was excavated in 1948. The basilica has a wooden roof; it dates back to the 5th century and is dedicated to Aghia...

The Holy Monastery of the Life-Giving Spring–Chrysopigi

The Holy Patriarchal and Stavropegic Monastery of Chrysopigi lies a short distance from the town of Chania on the route to Suda harbour. It was founded in the middle of the 16th century in the last period of Venetian rule in Crete. The Monastery is dedicated to the...

Apezanes Monastery

The Monastery of St. Anthony in Apezanes or Apezana is built on a rocky plateau of Asterousia Mountains, at an altitude of 440m, approximately 63km south of Heraklion. From there starts a short valley that leads from Antiskari village to the beachfront of Platia...
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