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Cultural places to visit in Crete: museums, archeological sites,...

The Archaeological Museum is since 1991 situated in the building opposite the entrance to the Fortezza. The building was constructed by the Turks as an additional defence for the Fortezza. It was used as a state prison until the 1960's.The museum houses major findings from the archaeological sites in the prefecture; as:• Finds from the minoan settlements at Apodoulou,...
The Museum is situated in the old town, in a venetian old house of the early 17th century) . This beautifull venetian building was listed by the Ministry of Culture as a historic monument with conservation status. The historical and folk museum is a private institution founded in 1973 by G. Voyatzakis and  Christophoros Stavroulakis and is aimed to...

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