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Rethymnon Old Town

Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 33 Attractions in Rethymnon
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The Harbour was nice lots of restaurants.One shop sold homemade icecream which on a hot day was delicious.

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chambery
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

see the fortezza a day without wind...because it's high and sandy! see the little streets the little port is very nice

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We have visited Rethymno for three years running. The old town has a charm and character which makes it a delight to walk about. The narrow, largely pedestrianised streets, really come to life after dark. Restaurants abound, with something to suit every taste, but we would particularly recommend those which serve traditional Cretian cuisine. There are lots of small shops,... More

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Narrow street with a a lot of shops , nice restaurants near sea , There is a lot of Monsters . Small beautiful town ,

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

The old town is great for getting lost in. A mixture of building types, wooden balconies & doors, stone work. Wandering the street with the little taverns and shops. Chania may have its 'leather lane' but Rethymno can easily compete.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Lots of shops, restaurants, narrow streets, local and intl. brands, pedestrians only in the Old City. There is also a nice citadelle in the marina. Best visiting hours 18:00 - 23:00. You easily get lost if you take narrow streets with few shops. Just head down towards the sea or up towards the main road.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Old town attractions within walking distance--fortress, port, waterfront restaurants, back alley restaurants (which I preferred), lots of shops, large promenade around the fortress. Inside the fortress I found some excellent photo ops and beautiful sunset. Town maybe too touristy, but so is all of Crete. Spent one night, toured the fortress, ate some good food, took some good pictures, not... More

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The old town of Rethymnon gets a little drowsy during the Siesta time but comes back to life in the evening. It is full of cute restaurants with local cuisine; shops with local produce & cafes by the seaside. Happy Greeks will make you feel welcome in all these places. Very easy-going ambiance of the town and historical character are... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Easy to get lost in the narrow streets but there is always a place for refreshment. Very hot in the height of summer.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

There is grafiti everywhere in the old town of rethymno which ruins the image however it is a lovley quaint town other than this with lots of little restaurants and nightlife for those who want it

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