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Listed 7 sub titles with search on: Places of worship for destination: "EPISKOPI Village KOULOUKONA".


Places of worship (7)

Churches

AXOS (Village) KOULOUKONA

Byzantine cruciform church of Agia Irini

  The Byzantine church of Agia Irini at the crossroads below the cemetery is from the fourteenth or fifteenth century and has cruciform architecture with a dome with many blind arches. The windows and doors have carved decorations on them. A melon carved in stone appears on the exterior of the church.

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


Agios Ioannis Church

  Agios Ioannis is near the cemetery and has high quality well-preserved frescoes and a mosaic floor.


TSACHIANA (Settlement) KOULOUKONA

Agia Marina Church

  Seen from the monastery (300 metres south towards Veni) is the small church of Agia Marina in which the coat of arms of the Kalergis (an important Cretan family during the Venetian era) can be seen on the portal. There is also a relief decoration of a melon above the entrance door. Inside, the church has arches and frescoes, some of which have been drawn on top of reliefs on the wall.

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


Monasteries

AXOS (Village) KOULOUKONA

Diskouri Monastery

  Diskouri Monastery is near Axos, Milopotamos, between the villages Livadia and Veni. It has not been in use since 1901. According to tradition, it was built at the time of the Emperor Konstantinos the Great in a location where there was an ancient temple of Dioskouri. The monastery was a centre of revolutionary activities against the Turks and was destroyed in 1821.
  Agios Ioannis Church:
The church of Agios Ioannis is in the monastery.

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


DOXARO (Village) KOULOUKONA

Monastery of Vossakos

Tel: +30 28340 61884

TSACHIANA (Settlement) KOULOUKONA

Monastery of Chalepa at Mylopotamos

Tel: +30 28310 22415, Fax: +30 28310 22411

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