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The Byzantine church Panagia in Fodele

Byzantine church Panagia in Fodele Crete
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Byzantine church Panagia in Fodele

A simple four-pillared domed church of the Greek School built on the central and eastern part of an early Christian basilica.

The interior of the Byzantine church Panagia is decorated with beautiful frescoes in three or four layers. The oldest layer dates from the 11th century and shows artistically significant examples of church frescoes from this period in Crete.

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Byzantine church Panagia – Useful information (last updated in May 2017)

  No. Photography is not allowed inside the church.

Opening times: as the museum, the church is opened to the public only during the summer months, from 20.05. till mid-October, daily!

Entrance fee: none