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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Gortina

Gortina

Gortina or Gortis was an ancient city of Crete and was the capital during the Roman era. Nowadays is a beautiful archaeological site.According to the myth, Zeus took refuge there after he transformed into a bull and abducted Europe. Their three ch...

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Triopetra beach

Triopetra beach

Triopetra is located about 52km south of Rethymno and 13km southeast of the village Akoumia, at the foot of the mountain Siderotas. It can be accessed by car, through paved roads that start either from Akoumia or Sachtouria. Triopetra lies in the ...

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