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A sad reminder of all those who lost their lives during world war two on both sides.
Just as the war cemetery in souda this place is kept in immaculate condition.
A quiet place overlooking the bay of maleme.
Just one thing its a good...More
Consider visiting this special memorial when visiting Maleme in Crete.
It is in remembrance of the many hundreds of young German soldiers most of whom were just around 20 years old, who all died the same day when they were shot as they tried to...More
This cemetery is kept in pristine condition and is a wonderful tribute to the German soldiers interred there. It is incredibly sad reading the inscriptions on the graves when you realise just how young these soldiers were and all you can think of is how...More
We visited the German war cemetery just before sunset as our children expressed an interest after my husband and I visited the Allied war cemetery in Souda. Sobering experience as you see the war from a different perspective. We walked through the cemetery which is...More
We walked up from Maleme through the olive groves to visit the German war graves. The location is fantastic with views over Maleme and towards the peninsular to the west and Chania to the east. there is a small ice cream café at the site...More
I passed on a run early in the morning so went into visit and watched the sun come up. As the mother of a 17 year old it was heartbreaking to look at the ages on the graves.
At the rising of the sun......
Unfortunately I think that to actually access the main area there are quite a few steps to get up - although once you are up there it is open enough to allow easy movement. We visited earlier this year and the workmen were... More
Unfortunately I think that to actually access the main area there are quite a few steps to get up - although once you are up there it is open enough to allow easy movement. We visited earlier this year and the workmen were actually working on something that resembled a slope skirting the main entrance so it may be that they were addressing wheelchair access as this was a good 4 months ago.