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Interesting Place

If in Ierepetra it is worth going to visit as its free to go in.At the upper level you have good... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Ilkley, United Kingdom
Great to see if your passing

We stubbled upon this place when we were exploring Greece away from where we were staying in... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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7 Jul 2018
“Interesting Place”
15 Jun 2017
“Great to see if your passing”
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Georgiou Stamouli Street | Center of Ierapetra, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

If in Ierepetra it is worth going to visit as its free to go in.At the upper level you have good views over the town and out to sea.Through the openings good photo opportunities.It is situated at the mouth of the harbour.Inside there is no...More

Thank Susanlockyer
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We stubbled upon this place when we were exploring Greece away from where we were staying in Elounda. It was nice to walk around and see but we only spent at the most 30 minutes here. I wouldn't say it is worth a special visit...More

Thank jennifernicoll123
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Lerapetra is an interesting place, not a resort town just somewhere where boat trip take place to the islands, plenty of shops and a promenade which is marred with graffiti but the fortress is free and interesting to have a look around, it'll take you...More

Thank no1missmarple
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Enjoy a visit to the fort and harbour, shoreline market stalls and excellent shopping. We bought watches, perfume and clothes very good prices and quality. Great coffee shops with ocean views. Easy to find a park for our hired mini clubman sports.

Thank John C
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Wandering along the harbour and come across this little gem of a place. Free entry to this sympathetically and modestly restored fort which provides great 360 degree views. Could do with a few info boards knocking up as very little knowledge gained from this historic...More

Thank Thebates22
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Small but very sympathetically restored. Entrance is free - but be aware that it closes at 3pm. Steps lead up to the battlements with excellent views over the harbour and the town.

Thank R_A617
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Whilst off exploring in the hire car we parked up in Lerapetra and had a very pleasant stroll along the sea front promenade and came across the Venetian fortress at the entrance to the harbour. Wandered in and up for some nice views and admired...More

1  Thank Suzy G
Reviewed 5 October 2014

This is a relatively small fortress, nothing like the one at Rythmion, but makes for an interesting place to roam in for a half hour or so. It's located at the mouth of the old harbor and is in good condition. US standards would have...More

1  Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 28 September 2014

On our visit to Ierapetra this time we could not gain access to the Fortress, however we have been inside in the past, and unless anything has changed, there is not an awful lot to see, so we just walked around and had yet another...More

Thank dnowland_12
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Nothing much to see, really, like it was said, empty shell, full of history, but nothing to explore really. Nice place to go to when walking around empty and desolated Ierapetra (especially on a hot day). Would say that the place lacks information, but it...More

1  Thank Dermy76
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