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Ano Viannos



From Pirgos to Ano Viannos it is 35km. The scenery is pleasant, but the drive is long and tiresome. Ano Viannos is 65km southeast of Iraklion on the road Iraklion - Arkalohori - Ano Viannos. In the wider area of Viannos there are Byzantine churches, Minoan remainders and clean beaches.
The famous early twentieth century journalist, Yannis Kondilakis, came from this village . During World War II, the Germans killed 400 women and children and razed the villages of the area.

Photos of Ano Viannos:


The Raising of Lazarus fresco in Agia Pelagia Church
The Raising of Lazarus fresco in Agia Pelagia Church
The village of Ano Viannos
The village of Ano Viannos
The monastery church of Agia Moni in Ano Viannos
The monastery church of Agia Moni in Ano Viannos

Synonyms and related links Iraklion :
Heraklion
Heraklion
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