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Crete Balos

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Nearby images in Chania


A: Boat At Balos

od Ioannis Koukourakis, 430 meters away

This beautifull lagoon is now accesible by boat.

Boat At Balos

B: Balos Beach, Kasteli,Chania

od Ioannis Koukourakis, 540 meters away

Balos Beach, Kasteli,Chania

C: Balos Lagoon in Chania, Greece

od Ioannis Koukourakis, 610 meters away

Balos Lagoon in Chania, Greece

D: Balos aka Blue lagoon

od Samu Kemppainen, 920 meters away

Balos aka Blue lagoon

E: Balos aka Blue lagoon from the foot path

od Samu Kemppainen, 1.2 km daleko

Balos aka Blue lagoon from the foot path

F: Gramvousa Dock, Chania

od Ioannis Koukourakis, 2.3 km daleko

Gramvousa Dock, Chania

G: Gramvousa Castle

od Ioannis Koukourakis, 2.5 km daleko

Gramvousa Castle

H: Gramvousa Castle Entrance

od Ioannis Koukourakis, 2.6 km daleko

Gramvousa Castle Entrance

I: Ancient Falasarna Harbour

od Peter Thomas, 8.7 km daleko

Ancient Falasarna Harbour

J: 2012 05 30 Kreta 037 Pano

od Peter Thomas, 8.7 km daleko

2012 05 30 Kreta 037 Pano

This panorama was taken in Chania

This is an overview of Chania

The History of Crete, the Southest piece of land of Europe continent, encompasses the ancient Minoan civilization. After this civilization was destroyed by natural catastrophes, Crete developed an Ancient Greece influenced organazition of city states, and then successinely became part of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Venetian Republic, and the Ottoman Empire.

Modern Crete embraces all western habits and faculties with in a multilayered-multicultured attitude due its history. It's mostly touristic without loosing its traditional nature. Visitors can choose from five stars luxury hotels to traditional villas and from hidden tracks, picturesque beaches to dancing clubs, bars and wild night life. Everyone can find his choise in Crete.

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