Top Historical Places in Crete, Greece

Here's an exhaustive list of some of the most popular historical attractions in Crete.

Enlighten and enchant yourself by knowing about Greek history by visiting Palace of Knosos, on your trip to Crete. Other major attractions with historic significance include Spinalonga, Rethymno, Historical Museum Of Crete, Frangokastello and Archanes.

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  • Palace Of Knosos

    #1 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Crete
    Palace Of Knosos

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Knossos, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Palace if Knosos in Malia is a lovely archeological marvel. This part of an ancient city is certainly worth a visit and a must visit attraction for those who are fascinated with ancient Greece. Th...Read more

  • Spinalonga

    #2 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Crete

    Tags: Island, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Spinalonga is a tiny islet not far off the coast of Crete Island. This lovely place his home to an old fort built by the Venitians in Greece. It is interesting to see a monument from a period which Gr...Read more

  • Rethymno

    #3 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Crete

    Tags: Art And Culture, Walking Area, Historical Site, Neighborhoods

    Address: Rethimno, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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...Read more

  • Historical Museum Of Crete

    #4 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Crete
    Historical Museum Of Crete

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Sculpture

    Address: House A. & M. Kalokerinos, 27, Sofokli Venizelou Ave, Ηράκλειο 712 02, Greece

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    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 t...Read more

  • Frangokastello

    #5 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Crete

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Walking Area, Castle

    Address: Frangokastello, Fragkokastello 730 11, Greece ‎

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Frangokastello or Fragokastello is an area in Crete. The beach of this place is extremely popular amongst the tourists. As the name suggests, there is also a castle that marks this place. The old cast...Read more

  • Archanes

    #6 of 6 Historical Things To Do in Crete

    Tags: Village, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Archanes 701 00 Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

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