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Rethymnon city
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North West Crete

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Rethymnon (GR: Ρέθυμνον) is the capital of the Prefecture of the same name and it is built between the two other large cities of Crete. The town still maintains its old aristocratic appearance, with its buildings dating from the 16th century, arched doorways, fountains etc. The Fortezza castle, at the top of a low hill named "Palaiokastro" dominates the town. It was built in 1590 to protect the city from the pirates raids and the Turks.

Guora Gate (Porta Guora)
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Rethymnon Old Town

at 0.1km (N) from Rethymnon city
The Guora Gate (Porta Guora or Grand Gate)) is the main entrance of the Venetian city walls that protected the city of Rethymno. The gate was built in the years of Rector Rettore Jocopo Guoro (1566-1568). Part of the gate is preserved at the beginning of the street "Ethnikis Antistaseos". It is 2,60 m. wide, built with carved stones with skew acnes, creating a semicircular arc on the top.
According to traveler J. Gerola, the initial shape of the gate was formed by stepped cornice and pediment where a relief the lion of St. Marcos (the Venetian emblem) existed. Today the relief is preserved in two pieces and is stored at Loggia's courtyard.
Old drawings of Guora Gate: inside the walls - outside the walls

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Saint Francis Church
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Rethymnon Old Town

at 0.2km (N) from Rethymnon city
The church of Saint Francis is one of the most important monuments of Rethymno. It was the main temple of the Monastery of the Franciscan Order. The architecture of the building - a single aisle Basilica type with wooden roof - and its ornaments are very interesting. Next to the east side of the temple two deserted chapels are preserved. Its Corinthian style main doorway is impressive, with capitals of composite order. During recent excavations around the church valuable archeological findings have been discovered, including two tombs of Venetian nobles.
During the Turkish occupation the temple was turned into an "Imaret" (a shelter for the poor).
It was also used as a cultural center until 1996. It was recently renovated to accommodate the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Collection of the Prefecture of Rethymno.

The Sea Front Rent Rooms
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Rethymnon Old Town

at 0.3km (NE) from Rethymnon city
Centrally situated in Old Rethymno Town, right on the seafront, this property is just opposite the beach. It features air-conditioned rooms with free wired and Wi-Fi internet. The Sea Front Rent Rooms are bright and have wooden floors. They are equipped with a TV and fridge. All units have a furnished balcony and some overlook the Cretan Sea and the Venetian port, while other have a view over the main market street of the old town.
The Fortezza castle is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and Arkadi Monastery is at 23 km. Cafes, shops and traditional taverns are just outside the Sea Front Rooms. Staff at the tour desk can arrange car rental and offer maps.
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Neratze Mosque
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Rethymnon old town

at 0.3km (N) from Rethymnon city
During Venetian occupation the mosque Neratzes, which today is used as a conservatory, was the Augustinian church of the Holy Virgin. In 1657 the Turks transformed it into the mosque 'Gazi Housein' or 'Neratze', and in 1890 they added a large minaret with two galleries, which was built from the famous stones from the village of Alfa. The chapel of the Holy Virgin, situated at its west side and dedicated to the Body of Christ, was also transformed into a seminary. Outstanding elements of this building are the doorframe and the three domes.
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Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno
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Rethymnon old town

at 0.3km (N) from Rethymnon city
The Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno is located next to the Neratze Mosque. It is an institution of public benefit, founded in 1973 by the President of the Historical and Folklore Institution, Christoforos Stavroulakis, and Fali Vogiatzaki. The museum is housed in a restored Venetian building with an interior courtyard. The building is a wonderful piece of urban residence of the last phase of the Venetian occupation of Crete, built in the renaissance style by traditional craftsmen.
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Kara Mousha Pasha Mosque
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Rethymnon Old Town

at 0.3km (E) from Rethymnon city
The Mosque took its name from the Turkish commander of the marine operations to conquer Rethymno, in 1646. During the Venetian Period, the Mosque became a monastery dedicated to St. Barbara. West from the central building, there is the deserted minaret of the mosque. The fountain of the Mosque is attached to the roofed entrance of the Mosque's garden, where believers washed before entering the Mosque and provided the area with fresh spring water.
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Square of Mikrasiaton
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Rethymnon Old Town

at 0.3km (N) from Rethymnon city
The square of Mikrasiaton (GR: Πλατεία Μικρασιατών) formerly the 1st primary school square, in Rethymnon town, covers an area of 7,500 square meters, right at the heart of the city's historical center. It is surrounded by valuable monuments and beautiful buildings, mainly used as cultural centers.
There, visitors have the opportunity to rest in a peaceful environment and at the same time visit the various monuments and cultural centers located in the area.
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Rethymnon General Hospital
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Rethymnon city

at 0.3km (W) from Rethymnon city
Rethymnon General Hospital is situated at 17, Trandalidou Str., close to the municipal gardens. The hospital has all major clinical specialties, outpatient clinics, intensive care unit and generally offers sufficient medical services throughout the prefecture of Rethymnon.

Kyma Beach Hotel
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Rethymnon Town

at 0.4km (E) from Rethymnon city
Providing a privileged position near the vicinity’s attractions, this small but beautiful hotel features a special architectural structure and is conveniently located in the centre of Rethymnon, by the beach.
The strategic situation of this modern hotel offers guests the opportunity of spending wonderful holidays which combine swimming, water sports, shopping in the town and night life without having to use any means of transportation as everything is within walking distance.
Despite the urban environment, the hotel provides a stunning terrace that features a view of the sea where you can enjoy a drink or something to eat. There is also a relaxed restaurant, bar and an outlook of the sea from the rooms. This hotel will make for the perfect base for a stay on the literally wonderful island of Crete.

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2. Guora Gate (Porta Guora)
3. Saint Francis Church
4. The Sea Front Rent Rooms
5. Neratze Mosque
6. Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno
7. Kara Mousha Pasha Mosque
8. Square of Mikrasiaton
9. Rethymnon General Hospital
10. Kyma Beach Hotel
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