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Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis

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Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis

296 Reviews
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nldogbert wrote a review Feb 2020
Eindhoven, The Netherlands1,214 contributions332 helpful votes
The Venetian walls is still found at quite a number of locations around the city, this one is however at the "star" point of the city with a nice vantage point of the city and towards the Crete sea. There is a ok'ish maintained garden here.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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bumihills2016 wrote a review Sep 2019
California290 contributions147 helpful votes
Walls were really not much. Long walk on graveled path. The best views are from the Martinego Bastion and the Jesus Bastion. I would start from one of these and go to the other. From these you can see and visit St. Andrew's Church and the Kazan Tzakis Tomb.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Kenpasha wrote a review Jun 2019
Bellingham, Washington523 contributions164 helpful votes
In addition to Zorba the Greek, this author wrote a ton of other works, most of them translated into English. The last temptation of Christ was also made into a movie with willem da foe, maybe you saw it. Enjoy the views!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Siouxsie54 wrote a review May 2019
Solihull, United Kingdom319 contributions107 helpful votes
With a map and a download off the internet we followed the route as proscribed. The route was dirty, smelled of urine, fouled with dog faeces and spoiled by graffiti. You could not see the walls for tall, half dead weeds. The grave of Kazantsakis and one for his fourth wife are
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Date of experience: May 2019
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TAIN2013 wrote a review May 2019
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia2,860 contributions748 helpful votes
The Venetians built a defensive wall around the city. The thick walls are so strong that they are said to have endured a seige lasting 21 years. Defensive bastions at critical points reinforce the walls increasing their defensive power. The walls are a part of the islands
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Date of experience: June 2018
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