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Holiday in Crete, Heraklion, Greece

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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 10th of December, 2006
Because we had so much time left at the end of our trip through Greece, we went to Crete. It was a great idea, i didn't want to have missed it. Everything is wonderful here. The land, monuments and also the people, who are exremely friendly and seem to always be relaxed. Especially the village of Matala, with it's Hippie caves, was very interesting, which were once tombs and are now under archeological protection. I can only recommend everybody to go to this nice island!

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Chalkida Sights

Old Bridge. According to historical records, the bridge was built in 410 BC, with towers on each end as defense. Aside from being able to see Chalkida, tourists can watch the weird phenomenon happening with the waters below (water flow changes direction every six hours). New Bridge. This bridge was constructed so that visitors from outside the city can travel faster to and from Chalkida. The building of this suspension bridge was finished in 1993. The length of this chalk white bridge is 70km.Chalkida Sights – Old Houses Many old houses still stand on Chalkida. Each house is different from the other in terms of their style and influence... Read more »


Recent reviews for Heraklion

Short visit to Crete - Dec 13, 2006, by Wazling
After we were back again at Athens, we still had quite much time, so we decided to go to Crete. We went to Heraklion for one day, walked through the city and visited the museum. It has got some nice findings there if you like such things.... Read more »

Rent a parking place in Frankfurt - Jul 11, 2007, by stef
We visited Creta in June 2007. We departed from Frankfurt, Germany erly in the morning (5:30 am). Both of our kids four years old Adam, and two years old David accompanied us. In order to catch the plane we had to start in the night from... Read more »

About the myth of Knossos - Feb 1, 2008, by stef
The antique metropol Knossos, located 3 miles from the capital Hersonissos, was an ambigous experience for us. We enjoyed the famous king Minos' castle's ruins. On the other part we had a messy experience in a restaurant, where we eat. But... Read more »


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