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Historical Museum of Crete
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5 reviews
The Historical Museum of Crete offers an opportunity to get acquainted with the island's culture and history. — Michelin Guide
The Palace of Knossos
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4 reviews
This most amazing of archaeological sites once lay hidden beneath a huge mound hemmed in by low hills. — Fodor's
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
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4 reviews
The world’s greatest museum of Minoan art exhibits many of the finds from the Palace of Knossos and other monuments of the Minoan civilization that thrived in Crete some 4,000 years ago. — Frommer's
Museum of Cretan Ethnology
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3 reviews
A rich collection of Cretan folk items showcases exquisite weavings and pottery, basketry, farm implements, household furnishings, and clothing. — Fodor's
Balos Lagoon
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2 reviews
Balos Lagoon is accessible by boat from Kastelli commercial port, or by track suitable for vehicles (8km) then a footpath (2km) — Michelin Guide
Samaria Gorge National Park
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3 reviews
South of Chania a deep, verdant crevice extends 10 km (6 miles) from near the village of Xyloskalo to the Libyan sea — Fodor's
The Venetian Fortezza
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3 reviews
Looming over Rethymno, this Venetian fortress cuts an impressive figure with its massive walls and imposing bastions. — Lonely Planet
Monastery of Arkadi
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2 reviews
The Arkadi Monastery, in the hills some 23km southeast of Rethymno, has deep significance for Cretans — Lonely Planet
Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos
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3 reviews
The museum building used to be a Turkish guardhouse and prison. — Fodor's
Gournia
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2 reviews
The compelling Late Minoan site of Gournia (pronounced goor-nyah) lies just off the coast road, 19km southeast of Agios Nikolaos. — Lonely Planet
Panagias Keras Church
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2 reviews
The tiny triple-aisled Church of Panagia Kera, 1km northeast of Kritsa, contains the finest Byzantine frescoes in Crete — Lonely Planet
Lato
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3 reviews
Scattered up the hillside, sheltered by two rocky spurs, the impressive ruins of Lato, an important Dorian city, occupy a superb site — Michelin Guide
Spinalonga (Kalydon)
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3 reviews
With its floating citadel and desert terrain, Spinalonga Peninsula (or Kolokytha) protects the coast, from Elounda to Plaka — Michelin Guide
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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2 reviews
It's hardly a world-class aquarium, but there's more than enough here to occupy your kids on a day when you need a break from the beach. — Frommer's
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)
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2 reviews
The olive groves that surround and finance the monastery yields excellent oils, and the shop is stocked with some of the island's finest. — Fodor's
Historical and Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon
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3 reviews
A restored Venetian mansion is the setting for exquisite basketry and hand-woven textiles, along with farm implements, traditional costumes, and old photographs that pay homage to Cretan traditions. — Frommer's
Elafonissi  Beach
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2 reviews
A protected Natura 2000 area, Elafonissi beach is a victim of its own success: it is overrun by hordes of tourists in summer — Michelin Guide
Agios Pavlos Beach
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2 reviews
A marvellous spot with enchanting creeks. Be sure to make a stop here or, better, stay overnight, as there is quality accommodation to be had. — Michelin Guide
Venetian Harbour
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2 reviews
The arsenals of the old Venetian harbour, of which three arches remain, stand to the west of the modern port — Michelin Guide
Agia Triada Monastery
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2 reviews
The villa of Agia Triada has plenty of charm and makes for an interesting visit — Michelin Guide
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