Archaeological sites and Museums

Arkadi Monastery


The Monastery has been a continuous and inseparable part of the Cretan history during the last eight centuries. The Monastery multi-faceted deed unfolds in the passage of time. Sources show […]

The Archaeological Museum of Rethymno

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The Archaeological Museum of Rethymno belongs to the national Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities Conservancy. Since 1991 it is housed in the pentagon building in front of the main gate of […]

The Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno

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The Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno is housed in a 17th century Venetian mansion. The museum is hosted in an ideal environment for the exhibition of collections and the historical […]

The Nekropolis of Armenoi


In 1969, two students discovered two ceramic vessels in the area of Prinokefalo in the community of Armenoi and delivered them to the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno. Excavations in the […]

The Fortezza fortress


The Venetian Fortezza fortress is built on the “Paleokastro” hill, located on the west side of the city. On the same hill the Acropolis of the ancient city of Rithymna […]