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Malia Ruins

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Address: By Malia, Malia, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: 302897031597
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: The site of an ancient Minoan civilization, these majestic ruins are...
The site of an ancient Minoan civilization, these majestic ruins are surrounded by the beautiful Greek countryside.
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interesting but hot!

This was reasonably priced and quite interesting. Only downside is water cannot be purchased inside the ruins.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The Malia ruins is a fantastic site to see,they're still working on digging out these ruins. You can walk to the ruins if you are fit,otherwise take the little train or taxi. Next to the ruins is Potomas beach which is used by the locals as the sand is a bit softer than the other beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is a little gem just east of the town of Malia. It is much less busy than Knossos and it feels like a real archaeological site. Take information from the Internet with you as the locals who offer to guide you round are expensive. I'm sure they are very good but the price we were offered was10 euros per... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Spent an hour here looking at the ruins, it wasnt the best weather so no staff to be seen and little information available.

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Malia, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

If you like history then you must visit this place.Beautiful and interesting place.Not very far from Malia town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

It is in a walking distance from Malia town. It is beautiful and interesting. Worth a visit if you like the history.

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Lovely looking ruins not commercialised and loads to see. Reasonably priced and good for the family, you can walk amongst the crumbling remains but they do not like anyone climbing on them.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It's a little way out of Malia but if you like things History it's worth a visit and if you not in to that then best to stay away. If you decide to walk there take plenty of water because it's a fair old walk

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Easy to get too 7 euros in a taxi.. If you like ruins then you will appreciate these ..then when you have finished come out turn right and walk down to the most spectacular ocean view on the right and on the left is the most amazing Greek tavern that sells wonderfull food they also have a runner who is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We tried to visit Malia Ruins during our stay, we managed only to see it from outside the fence. However our friends went there and said there is not much to see and they would suggest spending the money for something else. Especially that they were not allowed to see bigest part of the ruins as they were not available... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was reasonably priced and quite interesting. Only downside is water cannot be purchased inside the ruins.

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