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Church of Panagia at Therisso

The church of Panagia at Therisso is located below the huge tree of the village square and next to the statue of Eleftherios Venizelos. In the area there is the tomb of the hero Stephen Chalis, a chieftain of the period 1820-1822, who was killed in battle at position Aliakes, against the Turks, on July 25, 1822.

Theriso (Greek: Θέρισο, Δήμος Θερίσου) is a village and former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Chania, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 74.106 km2 (28.612 sq mi). It was part of the former Kydonia Province, which covered the central part of Chania Prefecture.

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