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Panagia Church in Patsos

The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
In Patsos there are also the remains of the Byzantine church of the Panagia which contains frescoes. The church of the Panagia according to Gerola (an Italian historical photographer who visited Crete in 1902), used to have nine domes (!) of which the five in the middle were larger than the others. The people of the area talk also about a church of the Panagia that used to have 101 windows and doors. The roof of the church has fallen in but some church walls and some frescoes remain. The environment resembles one of an ancient temple. A short path from the centre of the village leads to the church. No systematic excavation has been done.

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The remainders of the large Panagia Church in Patsos
The remainders of the large Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
Frescoes in the ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
Frescoes in the ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
The ruins of the Panagia Church in Patsos
 
Visit the area of the sight: Patsos