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Great walk

Lovely day out and a nice walk there's a coast line thats stunning if you walk up past the taverna... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Pauline S
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Yes it's sunken

Not a lot to say really, it's sunken,so from the shore you can see a few semi submerged walls... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Experience770152
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Lovely day out and a nice walk there's a coast line thats stunning if you walk up past the taverna and around to the causeway, there's also a nice walk up to the top of the mountain but was too windy the day we went...but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Not a lot to say really, it's sunken,so from the shore you can see a few semi submerged walls, maybe better if you are snorkelling or perhaps scuba diving in the area. I just dropped by as I was on an early morning walk, Woukdnt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

There isn't much to see of the sunken city, other than the remains of walls in the shallow waters. If you do go to see the remains of Olous, then nearby there are the Elounda windmills, and the remains of an early Christian basilica with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Many people claim to have seen the ruins but in reality they havent, there are some which can be seen whilst snokling or diving but not really obvious to the untrained eye as is typical of many undersea ruins.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Staying at Elonda Blu hotel, walked into Elounda & along past the remains of the old Venetian salt pans. Carried on over the causeway & bridge. Turned right past Kanali restaurant. The remains are just off the shoreline under the water. Only a few walls...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

It seems that many of the people who say that they have viewed the sunken city have probably mistaken the 13th century Venetian salt pans for the city walls. The winds on Crete this week have been unusually strong/gusty so we were unlikely to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

I would read up on info about this before visiting to make it worthwhile. There is not very much to it and it's easy to just walk past and not notice it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank laura19081
Reviewed 19 September 2018

There is not much left of the ancient city, and there are basically two ruined walls. More interesting is the mosaic left by the nearby early Christian church behind the adjoining restaurant.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Elounda so walked across the causeway to the island of Kalydon and saw some remnants of the city on the right hand side as we walked across. We did go in snorkelling the next day and saw some stones that had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Not a huge amount to actually see but having read up on the area I was glad I visited and saw it for myself, if your in Elounda then go visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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There a little train that takes you there or if you like walking you could walk it's not far from the main strip in elounda
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