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“Hard to get to”
Review of Eleutherna

Eleutherna
Ranked #21 of 73 things to do in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Hard to get to”
Reviewed 24 September 2012

This place is difficult to get to and isn't really worth the time. It's not very well explained. The terrain is quite hard going and good footwear is recommended

Visited September 2012
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Hardwicke
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Magnificent ancient city/state”
Reviewed 9 June 2012

Staggeringly scenic location, be sure not to miss the ancient rock cut cisterns on the left hand side of the citadel.

Visited December 2011
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Hired a car and made our own way up there after visiting many other sites along the way.
There is a local "tourist train" that does the same trip around the sites, but easier to do it yourself and much more fun.Once you get out of the city the driving's so easy and relaxed.
We arrived late in the day on this occassion and the actual site was shut, however you can walk all the way around the perimeter and see everything.
Next time I'll leave earlier and enter the site.

Visited September 2011
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2 Thank Darrandurus
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Weesp, The Netherlands
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77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“New Minoan major site”
Reviewed 17 November 2011

In the Minoan Villa of Eleftherna recently new foundings brought an old golden mask above the earth.
With this the Villa became a major archaeological site on Crete and in a few years a new museum will be opened with al the small objects that where found here on show. Visit the place by rental car or take the yellow train which has the Eleftherna program in the summer once per week

Visited May 2011
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“still working”
Reviewed 31 October 2011

nothing to see there, nobody to tell you something. Closed space with no signs or something that you can read about the antiquities found there

Visited October 2011
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1 Thank Akis1966
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