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  The village of Thronos is 32km southeast from Rethimnon on the Rethimnon - Amari Valley - Agia Galini road. The area has important Byzantine churches, and above the village are the remains of the acropolis of ancient Sivritos.


Sivritos was an important and autonomous city of the ancient Crete. The city was built in the location that today is the village of Thronos. It was located on a hill dominating the valley of Amari. The village of Thronos that is built on the location of Sivritos took its name by the episcopical seat of Sivritos (Thronos in Greek meaning throne, seat). In Thronos is located a wonderful Byzantine chapel of the 11th century dedicated to the Assumption of the Holy Mother.

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