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The Palace of Knossos Knosos
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Knosos
An excellent historical insight to the Minoan way of life and culture very well preserved temple and are a very good and comprehensive guide to the site and its history and a very worthwhile visit to understand th...
Wonderful archaeological site shown to us with excellent Guide and I loved the peacocks but learnt a lot about the Minoan Civilization...very sophisticated 4000 years ago
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Koronekes Traditional Olive Oil Mill Archanes
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Archanes
Our children aged 9 and 11 were enthralled and the views from the property were stunning.
After a bit of disappointment to visit Knossos, a 4000 year old site partly rebuilt with concrete, we were delighted to finish the day with this exquisite discovery.
Snail Farm and Fun Tylissos
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Tylissos
We saw the signs for the snail farm on our way to Tylisos archeological site and decided to visit.
Segway Tour by Best Ride Rethymnon 19.7 km away
#1 of 20 Sights & Landmarks in Rethymnon
We maneuvered around the crowd of people in the town squares, saw many sights (including beautiful restaurants, Orthodox and Catholic churches, the shopping street with some nice stores (I saw an art one that look...
She was very nice and helped us make our way around the beautiful town while pointing out famous landmarks and talked us through the history of the town.
Agia Marina Donkey Rescue Sanctuary Mires
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Mires
I really recommend to visit this site, practically it combines perfectly with a visit to Matala Beach and or the roman caves.
This wonderful sanctuary is near a couple of important Cretan archeological sites (Festos, Gortys) and is also near the Matala beach/caves.
Cathedral of St. Minas Heraklion
#1 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
Outside the cathedral there are a few caffe where you can sit and relax enjoing the view!
Castello del Molo (Koules) Heraklion
#2 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
The building is absolutely spotless so well kept and preserved, you can go upstairs to the roof area where again the views are amazing and there's lots to explore there too little buildings etc.
Fantastic historical site - lots of displays, great info & excellent harbour views
Agios Titos Church Heraklion
#3 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
There has been an Orthodox Christian Church on this site for thousands of years, but the current temple was rebuilt by the Ottomans during their occupation of Crete and displays the resultant hallmarks of a mosque.
However, before visiting the museum I suggest leaving the return bus at Elefterias Square, to view Agios Titus church nearby and take lunch at one of the shady tavernas in Kallergon Square, halfway down the pedest...
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Ancient City of Phaistos Sivas
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Sivas
Fabulous views across the island of farmland, olive groves and mountains, you can see for miles.
Soak in more of the history of the island at this fascinating and atmospheric historical site.
Kera Kardiotissa Monastery Heraklion
#4 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
Its a really small monastery where you can visit the old church with paintings from the 14th century, a little museum with beautiful artefacts from the past and you have a gorgeous view over the area.
It is high up in the mountains surrounded by beautiful views.
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Kamihis Farm Zaros
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Zaros
It was fascinating, from an "eco/local" point of view, to see how one small farm can produce so much that is used locally - in the family hotel and restaurant and by other local businesses: there are minimal food...
Nice view into farming life
Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis Heraklion
#5 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
a long walk if you do all of the walls, but worthwhile, views across the city, some very quiet places to sit and people watch, also views into gardens and rest places, and takes you out of the tourist areas.
The views are amazing, if you look to the mountains you can see the "face of Zeus" in the distant!
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Loggia Heraklion
#6 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
Constructed from 1626-28 by Francesco Morosini on the site of former loggias this beautiful rectangular two-storey building with its fine arches served as the centre of administrative and social life of the Veneti...
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Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain) Heraklion
#7 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
... style architecture and depicts four lions spouting water...surrounded by cafes, shops, and boutiques, this area is perfect for a cold drink break from sightseeing, while you view the fountain and people watch.
Cafes, hundreds of shops, historic landmarks, everything in the city center is only steps away from this lovely spot.
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Knossos Archaeological Site Heraklion
#8 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
Learned a lot about Minoan civilization through touring this sprawling archaeological site that took more than 30 years to unearth Highly recommend a tour guide as there is a very comprehensive and rich history he...
Knossos is a huge and varied archaeological site with crowds of visitors from all lands, highly restored areas and new dig areas, and some mixed labeling and guide work.
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Malia Minoan Palace Malia
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Malia
My husbands dream come true as he is an archaeologist and there are plenty of sites on Crete to see! TOP TIP: IF you are a Student and have your card with you, Historical sites can be accessed free under the EU st...
... 20th century to develop a chronology of protocols for dating the excavations of the Minoan culture starting with the Palace of Knossos & generalized to other Minoan sites such as the Malia Minoan Palace.
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Palace of Faistos Vori
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Vori
The ruins of this Palace are truly gorgeous and authentic (nothing has been reconstructed like in Knossos), and its location is gorgeous too with a fantastic view of the mountains surrounding it.
We had plenty of time to wander around the site and would definitely recommend it to those who are tired of the crowds and queuing at Knossos.
Saint George Apanosifis Heraklion
#9 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
Excellent view and worth a visit for sure!
Platanus Tree Krasi
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Krasi
Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini Heraklion
#10 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
Vasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art Gallery Heraklion
#11 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
I'm one of Heraklion residents who visit this site more than 2 times per month.
25th of August Street Heraklion
#12 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
This is where you will find some of the most important tourist landmarks of the city too: the Loggia, St. Titus Church, Morosini Fountain, the Municipal Art Gallery, and St. Mark Basilica.
Vrondisi Monastery Zaros
#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Zaros
Kurtes Zaros
#3 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Zaros
Moni Palianis Venerato
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Venerato
Kritiki Farma Donkey Tours Potamies
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Potamies
A donkey ride with a nice view
Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites Heraklion
#13 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
Turkish Pumphouse Heraklion
#14 of 35 Sights & Landmarks in Heraklion
Archaeological Site of Agia Triada Tympaki
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Tympaki
Make time to look into the beautiful little basilica and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the views to the sea
The single-aisle church of St. George was built in the period of the Venetian occupation (14th century A.D.) SIGNIFICAN MONUMENTS ON THE SITE: The Royal Villa.
Agia Triada Agios Ioannis Pyrgiotissis
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Agios Ioannis Pyrgiotissis