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Aptera Walls,ruins 4th c.bc.
Chania

Aptera walls ruins dated from 4th century bc, is the firt site you will cross when visiting ancient Aptera's hill top, in Chania, Crete.

Copyright: Ioannis Koukourakis
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 3768x1884
Taken: 22/04/2009
Uploaded: 24/04/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015
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Tags: greece; crete; chania; mediterranean culture; ruins; ancient greece
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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.