Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Crete is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Crete a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Crete.
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Rethymno on Crete Island has a very unique character. This area, is typical Cretian in the sense that it has Greek and Venetian influences on each and every one of its aspects from the architecture to the culture.
It has those typical tiny houses of the Greek Islands and since it used to be an important aspect of the Minoan Era, it has a lot of anc...
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Hania or Chania is the second largest city in Crete. There is a lot to do and see in this area. The Beautiful Venetian Architecture is a real surprise to see in Greece. The delicious air and the salty sea-breeze together make a heady mix that is not to be missed.
The Mountains and the shoreline of the region sit together like kin. The place as an i...
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House A. & M. Kalokerinos, 27, Sofokli Venizelou Ave, Ηράκλειο 712 02, Greece
09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Crete history has certainly been action backed. From the Minoan Era to the Byzantine Era to the Venetian Era to the Modern Era, every period of history has had a major influence upon the region. All this action can be seen all at once in the Historical Museum of Crete.
The collections are undoubtedly delightful. Ceramics, Sculptures, Numismatics an...
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Moni Agiou Georgiou Selinarimore, E75, Agios Nikolaos 720 54, Greece
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Perhaps one of the lesser known sights in Greece, the George Selinary Monastery is one of the most tranquil and lovely spots you will find on the island. The Monastery of the medieval era has all the makings of a lovely spiritual destination for travelers.
The architecture is rustic and charming and the ancient feeling of the place is preserved by ...
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Archanes 701 00 Greece
Archanes forms an important part of what was once ancient Crete. This city is a nostalgic look into the past and an interesting area to visit or even to live in while on the Island. There is a lot to see do and explore while here.
The ancient village was built on the slope of a hill and its vestiges still remain. Although a lot of it was destroyed ...