Heraklion Historical Temples

The Byzantine and Venetian Temples of Heraklion

Churches of the Byzantine time, of the Venetian period, as well as later ones are still preserved today, in different parts of the city, each one having its own history, denoting the deep religious belief of the people of Heraklion during their long history.

Agios MinasAgios TitosAgia Aikaterini Of Sinai

Some of the churches, like the church of Agios Titos is used today as an exhibition place, while in the church of St. Aikaterini of Sinai, art works of the Cretan school of iconography are exhibited along with ecclesiastical vessels, books, sacerdotal vestments and frescoes.