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“The Koules is a fortress located at the entrance of the old port of Heraklion, Crete, Greece. It was built by the Republic of Venice in the early 16th century, and is still in good condition today. Many people go there to walk, run , bike or take their dogs for a walk. If you want to see it from the inside I think there is a ticket you have to pay. Otherwise you can see it from the outside and have a walk at the port.”
42lokala rekommendationer
“The beautiful monastery of Arkadi can be found in the foothills of the western Ida (Psiloritis) Mountain. The Cretans consider the monastery as a symbol of freedom from the turks. During the revolt in 1866, hundreds of refugees and Cretan freedom fighters sought sanctuary in the wine store rooms with the monks, where there was also a stash of gunpowder. When the Turks made their way towards their last refuge, the Abbot gave the order to fire the gunpowder. Hundreds of Cretans and Turks were killed; giving real meaning to the battle cry of Crete - “freedom or death”! November 8th is a day of celebrations in Arkadi and Rethymno. ”
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“The Municipal Market of Chania, the large building of 4000 square meters in a surrounding area of 17.200 square meters, is the "heart" of the city. It is an original building that, apart from a business activity center, also provides a concrete image of the ancient Greek marketplace In 1980, the Municipal Market of Chania was declared a protected monument by the Ministry of Culture. ”
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Arts & Crafts Store
“George Vardaxis comes from a long family tradition of ceramists which began in Canakkale in Asia Minor. His experience in pottery reaches almost 30 years as he continues a tradition of six generations with his wife and three of their five children. Ceramics of Grandpa Makarios Vardaxis and Father Diogenes Vardaxis can be found in the folklore museums of Athens and Thessaloniki. 31 Panou Koronaiou str, Rethymno Old Town.”
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“Arkadiou Street is one of the most popular streets in Rethymnon town for clothes, shoes, children’s toys, souvenirs and many more ”
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Go Kart Track
“Relaxing coffee time while kids enjoy the secure playground. 1,5 km from Villa Aarum.”
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“Take a walk in ancient history, walking to the Egyptian lighthouse at the harbor of Chania Old Town. ”
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“Chrissi island or Gaidouronisi is located 8 miles south of Ierapetra city, in the open Libyan Sea. It is a flat islet very famous for its tropical blue water that covers all possible palette hues of blue and green, the protected forest with large juniper trees and the thousands of broken shells that make the sand pinkish. The residents of Ierapetra love this island and call it simply "the Island". It is said that years ago by Gianni Agnelli, the chairman of Ferrari, wanted to buy the island to make it a tourist attraction.”
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“The Museum of the Archaeological Site of Eleftherna - Homer in Crete, is the first museum of archaeological site in Crete. Although smaller in size, they are similar to those of Olympia, Delphi and Vergina. It was created to house the results of the excavations that have been carried out for over thirty years in the ancient city of Eleftherna.”
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“It is one of the most beautiful caves of Greece, with rich stalactite and stalagmite decoration.”
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“Rewine bar has managed to concentrate a great number of the best local wines, as well as wines from all over the world! Its staff will guide you through its selection, which you will most certainly enjoy in this wonderful location near the town cathedral. Recommended for the evening, as well as throughout the day for quality coffee!”
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“Great history behind this Greek Orthodox Monastery. You have to go and visit the museum”
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“Idaho Andro Cave is located on the eastern ridges of Psiloritis, on the plateau of Nida. The cave is 24 km away from Anogia Mylopotamos and 78 km from Rethymno. It does not have a special cave-like value, but it has an enormous archaeological and cultural value, as it was the cave that, according to myth, grew the greatest god of antiquity, Zeus. Today Idaho Andros receives thousands of tourists from all over Crete every year, especially during the summer months. It is situated at an altitude of 1538 m and its large entrance is placed on the area rupture, while parallel surfaces of the cave appear inside the cave. At the entrance of the cave, which is slightly downhill with a large room afterwards, but also inside, there are folds of "squat limestone". Geologically, the cave is not particularly impressive since it is devoid of decorative and great development, although near the entrance there are three imposing stalactites. It is a cave of 800sqm which has a large central hall and a 22m long sidewalk. It is divided into three chambers and the sanctuary. The access to the chambers takes place on a slope, while some areas of a small gothic decoration are observed. ”
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“Lychnostatis Open Air Museum is a museum in Hersonissos.It is an autonomous private foundation, established in July 1992,based on private collection owned by ophthalmologist Yiorgos Markakis.The Markakis and local workers were responsible for the building of the museum between 1986 and 1992.In March 1994, the Association of Members of the Museum was established,to obtain sponsorships and grants to operate the museum . The museum contains a variety of artifacts and structures related to Cretan folk tradition and ethnology,economic activity and culture,nature and the environment.Notable assets include traditional Cretan farmer and merchant houses,wine and olive presses,a distillery,weaving and ceramic workshops,a herbarium and fruit and cactus gardens,a folk art gallery,library,a mineral and stone exhibition,everything you need to get to know the real Crete,a 150-seat auditorium and a 250 seats theatre as well as a cafe and shop.A number of performances are put on in the auditoriums including the "Traditional September" annual event as well as Greek dancing performances and grape and wine tasting events.”
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“A restaurant with a relaxing and calm atmosphere. The food never disappointed me there. Also has a great wine list”
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“Top 10 worldwide beach - must go and see. Needs app. two and half hours drive to go ”
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