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Not much to see

This is just a plain building, like others have written. No plaques or posters or anything. Still a... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Sara S
Stockholm, Sweden
The most disappointing place of Ierapetra

It was difficult to find that place. Local inhabitants helped us.Ierapetra positions itself as the... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
Sergei V
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Aug 3, 2018
“Not much to see”
May 16, 2018
“The most disappointing place of Ierapetra”
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Napoleon Street, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

The house is situated in one of the narrow streets of the old town near to the seaside ; however you have to enquire more times as there are not many signs which show the way and not every local inhabitant knows about this house...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Sadly this is a small ruin of a house you can't even go inside ,you just see it as a very small ruin Very disappointing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

This is just a plain building, like others have written. No plaques or posters or anything. Still a bit cool though in my opinion.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

It was difficult to find that place. Local inhabitants helped us.Ierapetra positions itself as the most southern city of Europe. It could also position iteself as the only Greek town visited by Napoleon. Unfortunately the house looks awful. It could attract tourists but not in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Sergei V
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

There is absolutely nothing to see; you walk up to a deserted house, 50m off the main road, and find a sheet of paper stapled to a door saying this was (allegedly) Napoleon's house. Done.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Anna_Wanderlust_AW
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Beware of Ierapetra - if you don't want to go to Chrissi island. There is not much to do there. We walked all sights in 20 hot minutes. The Napoleons house is a run down building where you can look at the facade.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank 975gabih
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Yeah so it was once stayed in my Napoleon, allegedly, you walk up to it, look at it, take a picture and leave. Can't go in it and there is no information about Napoleon's tenure. Not bad but not worth seeking out.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Lee_Nolan
Reviewed January 26, 2016

The house is a street back from the harbor. It was locked but I don't think it is a museum so there is probably noting inside. It is quite a small building for someone like Napoleon to have stayed in but I suppose needs must....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Q8007DaveB
Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Not to much about it, and by that, it's meant literally. Just a house of zero architecture, and just a sign, closed, with no information or people or... anything at all. Simply a waste of time. 5/5 locals that we asked for directions said "don't...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank IliasGeorgiouManos
Reviewed May 13, 2015

What do you expect!!! One of the greatest icons of our times and you people slate it because its not big and brash. The people were smaller, the ships were at the mercy of the sea's. A great explorer sets down, no navigation aids like...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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