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Venetian Harbour

Rethymno Old City, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Small, too Many Restaurants

Very crowded and would look better with less restaurants. The place is busy, not with people but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Serene-View
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Smaller than expected

Have a look at the fortezza and you will know what I mean. With less to show than Chania in terms... read more

Reviewed yesterday
alex16ss
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fishing boats” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
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Rethymno Old City, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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"fishing boats"
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"seafood"
in 30 reviews
"restaurant staff"
in 16 reviews
"pirate ship"
in 22 reviews
"light house"
in 15 reviews
"old town"
in 77 reviews
"fresh fish"
in 15 reviews
"the gauntlet"
in 8 reviews
"surrounded by restaurants"
in 7 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 16 reviews
"walk around"
in 16 reviews
"watch the world"
in 9 reviews
"lovely place"
in 12 reviews
"lighthouse"
in 76 reviews
"tavernas"
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"ships"
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"breakwater"
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Reviewed yesterday

Very crowded and would look better with less restaurants. The place is busy, not with people but with tables and chairs. The harbour is much better at Chania.

Thank Serene-View
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have a look at the fortezza and you will know what I mean. With less to show than Chania in terms of venetian architecture it is a small but in use port, filled with tavernas on the side where everyone tries to invite you to...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Small but very attractive with great views back to Rethymnon. Plethora of restaurants if so desired.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

it looked really nice from the castle and we went there. but nothing much to see as it was kind of empty and very annoying restaurant servers always asking and following you.

Thank Gautam G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a typical tourist trap .. It is beautifully set in the old Venetian Harbour, but the way the narrow harbour is exploited by the many restaurants is just terrible. They will try to lure you in, claiming that they are all Maria Restaurant(claimed...More

Thank Scubadoo2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was hard to provide a rating because the harbour is very pretty, but the restaurants are very aggressive. We said no to one man and he pushed us along like cattle, he was so rude. We ate at Maria‘s and ended up paying 80€...More

Thank MikeyPS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the restuarants that border the old harbour offer a wide range of meals but the fish dishes are the star attractions.

Thank Christoper T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old harbour with its history i a nice place to walk around in the evenings. The light tower is a land mark.

Thank Fredrik E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

long walk and be ready for all the amazing restaurants and tavernas enjoy all that this lovely place has to offer

1  Thank Sandra M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots and lots of tavernas and the people eager to accommodate you especially those who work for the tavernas-sometimes it gets a bit annoying to be polite.

1  Thank Apostolidou G
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