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Ierapetra Archaeological Collection

The museum was founded at the end of the 19th century, during the Turkish occupation. It has been forced to move location on a number of occasions. Today it is housed in the Commercial Ottoman School, which has been declared a listed building, ceded to the Ministry of...

Nikos Kazantzakis Museum

Nikos Kazantzakis, one of the most well known Modern Greek writer word wide, whose works have been translated in more than thirty languages, was born in Heraklion in 1883 and died in Fry berg in Germany in 1957.  A little further down from his tomb, on top of the...

Malevizi Archaeological Collection

The Malevizi Archaeological collection consists of artefacts from all the periods of Cretan history which are exhibited in 40 display cases (in a large hall in the municipality building) The majority of the artefacts were donated from the private collection of...

MUSEUM OF ANCIENT ELEUTHERNA

Ancient Eleutherna At approximately 380m above sea level, on the slopes of Mount Ida (Psiloritis), Eleutherna stands on a prominence that re­sembles a vast stone ship moored in ineffa­ble green with its prow pointing northwest. Eleutherna’s location at the heart of...

Archaeological Museum of Siteia

The Archaeological Museum of Siteia opened its gates to the public in 1984, one hundred years after the first official excavations were made in the area by the Italian School of Archaeology. The collection from the Palace of Kato Zakros is considered to be the largest...
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