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Crete Sights

Archaeological Museum

  • Chimaras Map It
  • Rethymnon

Updated 09/04/2014

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Here's even more evidence of just how long Crete has cradled civilizations: a collection of bone tools from a Neolithic site at Yerani (west of Rethymnon); Minoan pottery; and an unfinished statue of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, from the Roman occupation (look for the ancient chisel marks). The museum building used to be a Turkish guardhouse and prison.

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Chimaras, next to entrance of Fortezza, Rethymnon, Crete, 74100, Greece

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  • €3
  • Nov.–Mar, Tues.–Sun. 9–3; Apr.–Oct. Tues.–Sun. 9–4

Updated 09/04/2014


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