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Faestos

175 El. Venizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 022864
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Worth a visit but not outstanding

Ignore the reviewer who thinks they had dinner here. They didn't. There is a cafe but I wouldn't... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Philip H
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Semington, United Kingdom
Minoan Palace

Less crowded than Knossos but also less restoration has been performed. The site has spectacular... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
JohnDASi
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Sydney, Australia
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22 Sep 2017
“Worth a visit but not outstanding”
7 Sep 2016
“Minoan Palace”
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175 El. Venizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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+30 2897 022864
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Ignore the reviewer who thinks they had dinner here. They didn't. There is a cafe but I wouldn't recommend it for more than a drink: better to go down to Agios Ioannis. Anyway, as far as the site is concerned it is, frankly, a bit...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Less crowded than Knossos but also less restoration has been performed. The site has spectacular views over the surrounding countryside and mountains.

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Reviewed 26 September 2014

Had dinner here twice, the mexe was to die for it just kept coming, the lady on the front door was lovely always took time to talk to you, the head waiter or owner was just mad, so no more.

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Somewhere you must go and keep the good memories for the long winter nights. We really recommend. We will come back.

1  Thank Giulia P
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

Nice to be at a place with so much history in the air! Try to visit the place in the late afternoon as there is a splendid view over the hill!

Thank Desislava G
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