On a visit to Crete you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Crete. These places are what Crete is all about. These must see places in Crete will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Samaria Gorge 730 11, Greece
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The gorgeous Samaria Gorge is something of an off the beaten track sort of a destination while in Crete. Not many people visit this protected area as not many people know about it which makes it all the more worth the effort of finding and visiting it.
The incredibly beautiful gorge with its rounded white and dark rocks is a great place for hiking ...
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Knossos, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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. The place can really taking you back into the ancient period.
A part of the Minoan Civilization, this ancient ruin is best visited with a guide in order...
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Xanthoudidou Street 1, Iraklio 712 02, Greece
08:30 am - 08:00 pm
If you wish to get to know a bit more about the history of the island of Crete or are curious about its culture, do not forget to visit the Archeological museum. All of its long and intriguing history has been beautifully preserved in this museum.
There is a lot to learn, see and do. They have managed to preserve and exhibit ancient artefacts belon...
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Elafonisi, Inachori 730 01, Greece
Elafonissi Beach is a gorgeous area and shoreline that is sure to be an absolute delight for tourists. The Elafonissi Beach has a natural beauty that cannot be compared to any other. This summer retreat is popular with tourists and locals alike.
The Sand is almost pink and the water is a beautiful greenish colour. If you are going to Greece to expe...
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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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Kourtaliotiko Farangi, Finikas 740 60, Greece
Kourtaliotiko Gorge is a beautiful area blessed with tremendous Natural Beauty in Crete. This gorge and the area surrounding it is as verdant as it is beautiful and is definitely a must visit.
The beautiful river flows underneath the roadways making for a very scenic drive. You can also take a walk down the banks of this river. Several holidaymaker...
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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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Filikis Etirias 7, Chersonisos 700 14, Greece
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Crete is an island and hence resplendent in tremendous marine life. The marine life of the sea that surrounds Crete has been collected and preserved for display in the aqua world Aquarium. Ideal for kids as well as elders, this place is where entertainment, learning and conservation come together.
Local Sealife as well as reptilian species can be s...
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Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
09:30 am - 04:00 pm
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 Greece isn’t essentially famous for in Greece.
The Medieval castle can be reached by ferry and explored during the day. The strategic location of ...
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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...