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“Sombre, great views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of German War Cemetery

German War Cemetery
Maleme, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Maleme
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
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Baldock, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Sombre, great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

loved it all, sombre and beautifully kept, but some great views of the coast, not forgetting all the fallen RIP.

Visited June 2014
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“Peaceful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very well laid out with dignity and order. I found this place peaceful and calm with beautiful views over the countryside.

Visited July 2014
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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“Peaceful, tranquil and serene”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Steps went up the hillside to the cemetery, you see a large cross and a wall and the cemetery is laid out on the gentle slope beyond. It is beautifully kept and thought provoking as you walk along the rows and see how many lost souls were hardly out of their teens.

Visited July 2014
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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“Peaceful”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

As with all war cemeteries it was well maintained but less striking than most. Interesting to seethe war from a different perspective.

Visited June 2014
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Garforth, United Kingdom
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“Very interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A short walk from the Hotel - well worth a visit, fantastic views from up there. Then walk to the tomb - also interesting.

Visited July 2014
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