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The Venetian Fortezza

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Address: Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: 0831/28-101
Description: This beautiful 16th century fortress is a fusion of medieval European and...
This beautiful 16th century fortress is a fusion of medieval European and Moorish architecture.
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Impressive, historical site

The well preserved walls of the Fortezza are well worth a visit. The views from the walls are really impressive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The well preserved walls of the Fortezza are well worth a visit. The views from the walls are really impressive.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a large impressive Fortress well preserved at least from the outside. We were not able to climb the walls or visit the Fortress from the inside as the roads are not paved and rough, but we believe it should be nice based on the Photos; especially the sea view and the old Rethymnon Town .

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Make you feel that you live in Other century. Many paces to visit and learn the topical history. Also good restaurants and low prices

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

On the outside this is a pretty impressive place. But as with a lot of things in Greece. They don't seem to care about the old stuff. It's a bit of a mess inside the walls . No real information about what you are looking at. And the staff don't do anything but sell you a ticket and look angry.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful surroundings, picturesque. All friendly, great food, you can't go wrong. They only like cash tho ! Tried three during our hols and all were great

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Kids loved running around the walls. There are nice views of Rethymon. It was very hot, we went mid afternoon avoid the heat if you can or take water.

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israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A beautiful mosque with occasional special exhibits 360 panoram concerts at night during summer seaso Come early to avoid the heat,they open at 0800.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

If you like old ruins fabulous, if not the views are great with amazing sunsets. The Museum is quite small, unfortunately closed when we got there.

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Winchester, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. Not far from the harbour. An impressive structure with spectacular views. A steep climb -- not for the faint-hearted -- but gives a real sense of the history of this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Super views from the top. Well preserved buildings. Atmospheric old mosque. Great photo stop.Can be a bit of a hike in the mid-day sun but the results are well worth the effort.

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Address: Address: Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: 0831/28-101
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon

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