Photographer's Note

The church of Áyos Títos (Saint Titus) is a orthodox church located in the centre of the historic part part of Iraklion, in a pretty half gardened square. It was built in 16th century by the Venetians, replacing an existing Byzantine church. It was converted to a mosque by the Ottomans, who also rebuilt it in 1856 after an earthquake. After the Turkish left Crete, it was renovated and consecrated again as a church in 1925.

Saint Titus was a Cretan disciple of Saint Paul and his skull is kept in the church.

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Additional Photos by Jose Pires (stego) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4422 W: 612 N: 7301] (24132)
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