The archaeological site of Ancient Eleftherna located 30 kilometers south of the city of Rethymno, about 15 minutes away from Arkadi Monastery. It is one of the cities of the Dorians after their arrival on the island dating back to the 9th century BC.
The Church of St. Peter and Paul was a Catholic monastery of the Dominican order and is one of the first buildings of the Venetians after their arrival on the island. Located on the coastal avenue of the city next to the sea wall of the Venetian harbor.
Ancient city of Lato is located 3 km north of the village Kritsa, in north-eastern foot of Mount Dikti. The city was built by the Dorians after their arrival on the island and dates back to the 5th century BC But probably pre-existed in the location.
The Municipal Garden of Chania constructed by the philhellene Reouf Pasha. The plans of the garden began in 1870 following the European standards of the time and it was marked as the first charitable project of the city.
The Venetian port of Rethymnon is one of the most picturesque places of the city, small in size but rich in beauty. Is the accomplishment of the Venetians to deal with the problem of siltation for the safety of ships.
The Folklore Museum of Aghios Nikolaos is a private exhibition which opened its doors to the public in 1978. It is located near the bridge of Lake Voulismeni and is housed in the building of the old city port authority.
The Cretan people due to their rural majority but also because of the continuous invasions of conquerors on the island, gained a tradition in the art of knife making everyday tools and weapons of war that contributed to their revolutions.
The pottery is an art practicing in Greece since ancient times. The first ceramic findings have been discovered in Crete, dating to 7000 BC while the first clay vases of daily use are appeared in 6,000 BC.
The Lassithi Plateau has always been part of agriculture. One of the most useful tools of farmers from the late 19th century were the windmills, which were intended to water the fields by taking advantage of the constant winds.