Agia Galini
, Crete, Greece
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Monastery of Arkadi

A historic monastery of Crete, known for its contribution to the struggle against slavery, with its peak the holocaust of November 8, 1866. The monastery has a museum that is small yet significant for the history of Crete.

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Knossos Palace

Knossos Palace

The most important monuments of the site are: The Palace of Knossos. It is the largest of the preserved Minoan palatial centres. Four wings are arranged around a central courtyard, containing the royal quarters, workshops, shrines, storerooms, re...

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Matala beach

Matala beach

A safe natural harbour on the Bay of Messara, blessed with a gently sweeping sand and pebble beach, the place in legend where Zeus swam ashore in the guise of a bull with Europa on his back. Many people make this village their base for Cretan holi...

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