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Paying my respects

This is a very well kept and beautiful war cemetery. The small building provides information about... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tony C
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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Very sad

Very sad place to visit with all the men who lost their lives nice views and great resting place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Albert B
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Suda Bay War Cemetery is located approximately 5 km east from the centre of Chania (Xania). There are now 1,500 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery. 776 of the burials are unidentified but special...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very well kept and beautiful war cemetery. The small building provides information about the battle of Crete and the fallen soldiers that are laid to rest there

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very sad place to visit with all the men who lost their lives nice views and great resting place full of history a must see many unnamed graves which is so sad god bless them al

Thank Albert B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling around in the hire car we noticed a sign coming out of Souda, so a visit to view here. Very well tended area where all the graves for the fallen over the battle for Crete lay during world war 2. Wander around here its...More

Thank castle1_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful and well kept cemetery with the graves of the allies that died in a long and brutal fight in WW 2. A knowledge of the battle for Crete is very useful.

Thank Lee K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical war graves commission, beautifully kept. 1500 British,australian, New Zealand and other allied nationalities lost to save this little island and obviously to defeat Nazism!

Thank Rigasrigler
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I caught the bus from Chania and the bus driver said I would find the cemetery if I followed the road. I was a lot longer walk than i anticipated but the walk was well worth it. The graves are pure white and are looked...More

Thank kissycarol
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place of rest for the fallen. So very sad to see so many young lives lost. Make sure you visit but make sure to take some tissues as I guarantee you will need them.

Thank anncollins3
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A must see when going to Crete. So Beautifully Kept. Sad to see so many young men interred here. Australians, British and so many other nationalities. Souda Bay is very easy to access. Wrote in the book of memories. They shall never be forgotten x

Thank Staffodian50
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Very close to where the cruise ship docks. Like all war cemetery's it is a very somber place that is extremely well looked after. It is so sad to see the ages of the soldiers on the graves, what a waste. There is very little...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The first thing that strikes you are the number of graves here and then further the number that have no name. A truly moving place that is well looked after and a place of peace and quiet for reflection of those who gave their lives...More

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Molly G
19 July 2018|
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Response from Craig R | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you get the Hop On Hop Off Bus, One of it's stops is at the War cemetery and when you are finished you just wait for the next bus. Cost for the Hop On Hop Off us is about 20 Euro,s
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Molly G
13 July 2018|
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Response from John16752024 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a taxi stand anywhere near the cemetery
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Albert B
30 September 2016|
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Response from Adenann | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, haven't a clue about taxi cost. We stopped there as part of a trip to Chania by coach.
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