Grecotel Creta Palace Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... for the sight, reconstructed and restored many parts of the buildings, mainly using concrete and other modern interventions like walkways. I found it quite confusing and muddled, and had difficulty picturing how the palace might have once been. Nevertheless, for a settlement over 4000 years old, and considered to be Europe’s oldest city, it is still impressive. There are also some very interesting myths surrounding the pre-Greek Minoans such as the legend of the Minotaur, the ...
... who had warships in the harbor and were bombing the island. Venizelos was the politician responsible for making Crete a part of Greece in 1913. There were beautiful views of the town from this hilltop. There is a small church there which was rebuilt with funds from Csar Nicholas the II.
We then went to the town center to the market which was opened ...
... is no longer
operational but the exterior is in excellent condition, and you can look across
to the historical buildings on the other side of the waterfront. We spent the
morning rambling about the old town, enjoyed a leisurely lunch and then a
coffee in an upstairs coffee bar, overlooking the main ...
... From the stalactite/stalagmite depths of the Sfentoni Cave to the palace at Phaistos we've traveled the ancient roads of the Minoans, visited the Roman baths, seen some of the locales of WWII incursions and other civil defense battles that have provided an overview of the long history of invasions that have helped to shape the landscape and culture ...
... 160;It started with a food bath, also known as a pedicure. It is several dead skin eating fish, called Garra Rufa, that nibble at your feet. I was totally creeped out by it, but knew I would regret if I didn't try it. There were two young women working there and since I was the only client, we chatted. They talked about the Greek Crisis and how prevalent it still is. I haven't really sensed or felt a crisis and they said Chania is ...