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Old 01-24-2012, 07:01 AM   #34
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Location: Crete , Greece
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We follow a small dirt road in search of the one closest to the sea leading east...





...till suddenly a big tower appears in front of us!






The tower was build from the Venetians around 1500 to protect the local farmers from pirates. The structure was pretty good and stands now in top condition!

(BTW, did you know that Venetians had Crete for 400 years? Read more in Kingdom_of_Candia)




The
plate explaining the history of the tower and the neighboring chapel where in Greek and English (as almost everything) but unfortunately i forgot to take a photo of the English version, sorry)





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