Heraklion Churches & Monasteries - Agios Titos Church in Heraklion, Crete, is a historical monument with a rich past. Originally built in AD 961 as a Byzantine church, it underwent several transformations, including conversion to a Catholic church by the Venetians and a mosque by the Ottomans. After the devastating earthquake of 1856, it was rebuilt by the Ottomans. Today, Agios Titos Church is an Orthodox church, having been so since 1925. One of its most prized possessions is the skull relic of St. Titus, which was returned to the church in 1966 after being kept safe in Venice during the Turkish occupation. Visit Agios Titos Church in Heraklion, Crete, to witness the merging of different cultures and religions throughout its fascinating history.

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