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From Sougia there is a path which in 1 hour and 15 minutes will take you to the city of Lissos, the second port of Eliros. Lissos was famous for its Temple of Asklipios where people came from all over Crete to be cured. At Lissos there is  little church dedicated to Agios kirikos, (St Kirikos), whose feast-day is on 15 July. On the previous evening, worshippers arrive here either along the path or by boat from Sougia, stay overnight, attend  the service and enjoy the festival that follows. St Kirikos was put to death at just three years old together with his mother St Julitta, by the ruler of the city of Tarsus in Asia Minor, during the great persecutions of the Christians under the Roman Emperor Diocletian.

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