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A STROLL IN THE STRAITS OF AGIOS MIRONAS

Agios Miron settlement area.


 

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1. stop at the Hermitage of Saint Myron and visit in the Very cave-Hermitage of Saint Myron with the miraculous holy water in the form of the dragon that St. made into stone and the stone bed of St. where and passed away.

2. visit and Pilgrimage the Church of St. Myron which is built in the 11th century where lies the tomb of Agios Miron

3. visiting the current exhibition of the sacred Temple which functioned as a Greek school and now serves as a library.

4. visit to the spiritual centre of the parish where there are exhibits of old "factory" and the well from which water used for the grinding of the olives.

5. visit the sacred Temple of Christ (the Transfiguration) where located the first cemetery St. Myron and where the August 8th, 1866 a.d. blessed Cretan rebel weapons and the release of the province Maleviziou. The landscape is amazing and here are the «Rafkia», cultural events in honor of St. Myron during the summer period from the 1st to the 8th of August every year. East we can see the site "Dragon" (Simulacrum) which according to tradition was the miracle of the Holy Myron.

6. visit to the elementary school St. Myron, a building of 1900 a.d. with the unique clock, a hallmark of the village where it is. One can go up inside of the watch and enjoy unique views and from the four horizons – unique spectacle.

7. Go to the traditional "Kamara" where is and the Church of our Lady

8. coming out to the square we find the oven and ascend in the square of the historic community of St. Myron and the seat of the municipality of Athens Residents where we can see the two statues of chieftains of Malevizi, John and Michael Hatzakis EC Makraki St. Myron and kneel before the underground Church of Agia Fotini

9. visit to Rural women's cooperative "Melisande"

10. Passing by the square stop at the marble photo of our Nicholas Kalimeraki resident who lived in America, he was a founding member and President of the Pan-Cretan Union America and implemented the construction of the first sanatorioy of the city of Heraklion the current Venizeleio General Hospital. Nicholas Kalimerakis brought the water in Agios Miron.

11. Ascend towards the "Provarma" and visit the Church of St. George and admire from the balcony of St. Myron "the entire village and the surrounding villages.

12. descending from traditional streets and visit the Church of the Holy Apostles with unique frescoes from the fourteenth century and admire the nice view from here northeast of Agios Myron.

13. After stopping in the village square where you will find the traditional coffee shops and cafes to tavernas where one can taste the local cuisine.

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RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
Of GREECE 2007-2013
«ALEXANDER BALTATZIS»

HELLENIC REPUBLIC
MINISTRY OF RURAL
DEVELOPMENT AND FOOD






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