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The Agios Titos Church is a wonderful 19th century building located in a cobblestone square, right next to a paved road that leads to the Heraklion harbor. Great place to seat, relax and soak up some sun. Do not miss.
Located in the August 25th street. The church was dedicated to Agios Titos, disciple of Apostle Paul and first Bishop of Crete. During Turkisch occupation the church was turned into a Mosque. After the earthquake of 1856 it was completely destroyed and rebuilt as an...More
This Church is really historic and has a lovely square around it to sit or have a coffee. I like to visit it often with family. It is very peaceful and a good place to get away from the madness and shops and just sit...More
Agios Titos is a magnificent Byzantine-era church, among the most important monuments in all Crete. The basis for this importance is the fact it was built by Emperor Nicephorus Phokas, who liberated Crete from the Arabs and made it again part of the Byzantine Empire....More
The unusual shape and lay-out of St Titus church results from it being converted in the early 20th c. from a mosque. It reminds us that parts of what is now Greece were not liberated from the Ottoman Empire until the late 19th c. and...More
This is an Orthodox church in a former 19th-century mosque - hence its exotic exterior appearance. It is dedicated to Saint Titus, a disciple of Apostle Paul. Titus was also the first Bishop of Crete. It is one of the most important monuments in the...More