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Crete Sights

Ayios Titos

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 09/04/2014

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A chapel to the left of the entrance contains St. Tito's skull, set in a silver-and-gilt reliquary. Titus is credited with converting the islanders to Christianity in the 1st century AD on the instructions of St. Paul. Ayios Titos was founded in the 10th century, rebuilt as a mosque under Turkish rule in the 19th century, and rededicated as a church in the 1920s, when the minaret was removed.

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Set back from 25 Avgoustou, Heraklion, Crete, 71202, Greece

Updated 09/04/2014

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