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History Museum
“Un émerveillement salle après salle ! S'il n'y avait qu'une seule visite "culturelle" à faire en Crète, ce serait celle là sans hésiter. ”
  • Recommandé par 82 habitants
Museum
“Located in Rethymno, this museum’s collections have emerged through the quests of Greek artists from the 1950’s onwards, with particular emphasis on the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. The visitor can thus see adequate examples of Art from the second half of our century; from abstraction and cubism to neo-expressionism, representational art, minimalism, assemblages, conceptual art, photography, computer processed works. Usually, there are themed collections and exhibitions.”
  • Recommandé par 10 habitants
History Museum
“The history of Chania starts 4000 years back in the time of the Minoan civilization !”
  • Recommandé par 36 habitants
Science Museum
“The Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) in Heraklion, is a natural history museum that operates under the auspices of the University of Crete. Its aim is the study, protection and promotion of the diverse flora and fauna of the Eastern Mediterranean region. The museum is based in a restored industrial building that used to house an electricity power plant. (Wiki)”
  • Recommandé par 34 habitants
History Museum
“A naval museum with 2.000 naval items(paintings,maps,wreck finds,models of ships e.t.c.)”
  • Recommandé par 18 habitants
History Museum
“The Historical Museum of Crete was founded in 1953 by the Society of Cretan Historical Studies and is housed in Heraklion Crete [1]. The museum presents an overview of Crete's history from the early Christian centuries to the modern era.”
  • Recommandé par 20 habitants
Museum
“t is located in the heart of Crete - about halfway from ancient Kydonia (Chania) to the west and Knossos to the east, and still from Phaistos and Gortys to the south. At the foot of Psiloritis of ancient Idis and at an altitude of about 380 meters above sea level. And it is a pre-millennial "journey" of ancient Eleutherna (because of this reason) from 3,000 BC. until the 14th century AD, which came to light step by step during a 30-year excavation by the University of Crete in collaboration with Professor Nikos Stambolidis.And it is also the early Iron Age (from 900 BC to the late 6th or early 7th century BC) that proved to be the most important period of the city directly associated with Homer and the dawn of Greek culture. A visit to the Museum of Eleftherna can be easily combined with the historic Arkadi Monastery as they are within walking distance”
  • Recommandé par 9 habitants
Museum
“Located in front of Fortezza’s central gate, the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno was established in 1887. It hosts a rich collection of findings, from vessels, tools, weapons and ceramics to idols, coins, sculptures and jewelry, which date back to the Minoan, the Classical, the Hellenistic and the Roman period. The museum is open from 8.30 am until 3 pm, every day except for Mondays. Archaeological Museum of Rethymno, Chimarras, Rethymno, Greece, +30 2831 029975”
  • Recommandé par 4 habitants
Botanical Garden
“20 hectares of land fullof fruit trees, olive trees,cretan herbs,medicinal and orgamental plants. A real paradise of plants and animals.”
  • Recommandé par 19 habitants
Museum
“The Archaeological Museum of Rethymno belongs to the national Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities Conservancy. Since 1991 it is housed in the pentagon building in front of the main gate of the Fortezza fortress. The exhibits present the history of the Prefecture from the Neolithic to the Roman period. They are exhibited in chronological order and by excavation site.”
  • Recommandé par 5 habitants
Museum
“The museum includes 87 wax figures, which represent life-size figures taken from scenes from the history of Crete. The decoration is also similar to the topics of the exhibits. Address: Zoniana village Tel. 0030 28340 61087. ”
  • Recommandé par 1 habitant
History Museum
“The Archaeological Museum of Chania is a museum located in the former Venetian Monastery of Saint Francis at 28 Chalidon Street, Chania, Crete, Greece. It was established in 1962 The exact date that the building was constructed is unknown although it was mentioned in writing as standing during the great earthquake of 1595 and being the largest in the city.[1] It served as a Venetian church inhabited by Franciscan monks, and became an important monument of the city”
  • Recommandé par 3 habitants
Museum
“Θα δείτε ενδύματα, εργαλεία και είδη καθημερινής ανάγκης των κατοίκων της Κρήτης που έζησαν εδώ πριν μερικά χρόνια.”
  • Recommandé par 3 habitants
Museum
“We are proud to be situated on the same historical block of the Eleftherios Venizelos Mansion and museum in commemoration of Greece's greatest Statesman who played a vital role in the history of the country in the beginning of the 20th century. ”
  • Recommandé par 8 habitants
Museum
“Housed in the Firkas Fortress, the Maritime Museum of Crete opened its doors in 1973. The two-storey building contains 13 displays presenting the maritime history of Crete, from antiquity to the Battle of Crete in 1941. It includes models of various vessels, wreck discoveries, documents on the Greek Navy, navigational instruments, audiovisual material and a library of maritime books. One section of the museum is dedicated to the Nazi Germany invasion of Crete during World War II.”
  • Recommandé par 6 habitants