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Siva

The Siva is a village and namesake who also joined the Regional Municipal Territories of Heraklion's municipality in accordance with the program "Kallikratis". Is built at an altitude of 280 meters and is 18.2 km. on the road of Heraklion – Crete.

The oldest record of the name of the village meets in his Ducal document of Candia in 1378. Then printed in all the recordings from 1577 until today. The most important historical presence of the 19th century (century of Cretan revolutions) in the village is that of Captain Ainikoliotis (from the village of Agios Nikolaos in the ruler) who acted especially during the revolution of 1866.

Great religious, historical, architectural, archaeological and cultural monuments adorn the village such as the frescoed Byzantine Church of Agia Paraskevi with murals dating to the second Byzantine period, the Church of St. George with the gorgeous and rare carved iconostasis of the Virgin, of St. John, of St. George Leivadioti and others in the region.

Places of natural beauty and recreation will find the visitor in the Park of the village next to Agia Paraskevi, on the scenic "Faucet" Down with laundry room and tubs next to the faucet, in "On Tap" that is building of 1934 and in several points on the periphery of the village.

Impressive is also the traditional architecture is preserved and renovated with the efforts of residents showing the architectural history of the village. The restored houses are indicatively reported Kokordoyli and impressive Lydaki elegant and historical.

The inhabitants deal mainly with viticulture, the olives, vegetables. The village is located and operates the winery unit "Silva – Daskalaki» with renowned wines (the village is part of the program "wine"), while nice evenings can be spent in the village rakokazana in the period of production of the product.

The cultural association of the village "Siva" organizes every year interesting cultural events.


 

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