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“A Cemetry with a difference.”

German War Cemetery
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Maleme
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Set on a hillside with stunning views. There is a very peaceful atmosphere and the Headstones all lay flat. As you stroll along the rows of graves, it hits home how young most of these people were. It also reminds you of how cheap lives are during times of senseless war.
It is well looked after and a place to be visited plus the British Cemetry at Souda.

2  Thank Gerald T
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

well looked after cemetery, staffed by German forces, a very fitting tribute to soldiers who lost their lives there in the second world war

2  Thank johno234
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

If you visit the British cemetery this must be seen as well.Under the circumstances the Cretans look after it well.

1  Thank LancsKretaphile
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

The German war cemetery is situated overlooking the old WW2 airfield of Maleme where so many lost their lives. It is a fitting resting place for the young men who died during the invasion of Crete in 1941. A must see visit if you are in the area.

1  Thank Ian Y
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Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

A moving and peaceful experience, not long but well worth the diversion homeward bound. Prompted to read more about Allied Engagement in Crete.

1  Thank BazzaMJ
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