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Interesting History in Little Explored Area of Crete

You would never know the bunkers are there, which was their original purpose. Hidden away but well... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
nj753
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Manchester, United Kingdom
A little adventure

We had read about the tunnels on the Crete forum, so in 2018 we decided to pay a visit. I made a... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2019
saftie
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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“Interesting History in Little Explored Area of Crete”
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“A little adventure”
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You would never know the bunkers are there, which was their original purpose. Hidden away but well worth exploring. It's best to take a torch as the main bunker has lots of steps and the light can be limited. Watch out for bats!
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We had read about the tunnels on the Crete forum, so in 2018 we decided to pay a visit. I made a few notes on how to find them, and armed with four fully charged mobile phones to use as torches we headed off. A thread on how to get to them is here:
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Not a typical holiday activity You can enter these bunkers from behind the church Take a light It is possible to pass through the passages and climb up to the lookout point Off the beaten track history
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Unfortunately the only entrance to the bunker is from the cliff entrance by the church. The owners of the villa directly in front of the lookout clearly don’t want people accessing the lookout as they have fenced off the drive up. Went in the cave at the bottom but very dark
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This is definitely off the beaten path but well worth the visit. Nearly impossible to find but we got lucky and found the top entrance. For those starting up top, drive to the village of Kokkino Chorio and turn right just before the town square. Follow the signs for St.
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