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Moulia village
Kenourgiou, Iraklion
Moúlia (GR: Μούλια) is a village in Kenouriou county, located three and a half kilometers away from Agia Varvara town and 32 km from Iraklion at an altitude of 640 m above sea level. Moulia is an old village as we come across a reference to it in a document dated in 1248, where the settlement is recorded as belonging to the archbishopric of Crete. Another reference is found in a legal agreement established in 1411. The name figures in all the Venetian censi of the 16th and 17th centuries, as well as in the Turkish and Egyptian censi. In 1881, it forms part of the municipality of Zaros with about 180 inhabitants, and again in 1900. As of 1920 it is a commune in its own right, and today with the lower village of Kato Moulia it counts over 550 inhabitants. The main church of the village, with wall paintings, is that of the patron saints, Saints Peter and Paul, and there is a village feast on the 29th June, in their honour. The lovely chapel of Zoodochos Pigis is also well worth a visit.



In and/or around Moulia village:
(within a radius of 50 Km)






Petronikolis Traditional House Houdetsi, Iraklion
at 18.9km(NE) from Moulia village
Petronikolis Traditional House

Levin Apartments Lentas, South Iraklion
at 21.4km(S) from Moulia village
Levin Apartments

Aretoussa Pension Pitsidia
at 22.4km(SW) from Moulia village
Aretoussa Pension

Kiknos Studios Kalamaki
at 23.4km(SW) from Moulia village
Kiknos Studios

Melissa Hotel *** Matala
at 24.7km(SW) from Moulia village
Melissa Hotel ***

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