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Ayios Dhimitrios in the region of Crete is a place located in Greece - some 188 mi (or 302 km) South of Athens, the country's capital.

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Local time in Ayios Dhimitrios is now 05:27 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tobruk, Fira, Rethymno, Pigi, Perama or Agia Foteini. When in this area, you might want to check out Yiannoudhion, Xiron Khorion, Skouloufia, Roupai, Prasiai and Khromonastirion as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Arkadi Monastery Moni Arkadiou Crete ...

05:09 min ( September 07, 2008 by ccccorneliu56)
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The Arkadi Monastery ( Moni Arkadiou) is a 16th century monastery. The Arkadi Monastery is one of Crete's most venerated symbols of freedom. It is famous for the Cretan Revolt (1866--1869). Music: Van...

Crete AVI

03:02 min ( July 10, 2010 by Weende71)
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Macacao "Clubtanz" im Creta Star 28


Crete Diving

04:47 min ( October 04, 2008 by Sergei Stoljarov)
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06:38 min ( June 17, 2009 by Antonio Frendly)
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Interesting facts about this location

Arkadi Monastery

The monastery of Arkadi is an Eastern Orthodox monastery, situated on a fertile plateau 14 mi (23 km) to the southeast of Rethymnon on the island of Crete (in Greece). The current catholicon (church) dates back to the 16th century and is marked by the influence of the Renaissance. This influence is visible in the architecture, which mixes both Roman and baroque elements. As early as the 16th century, the monastery was a place for science and art and had a school and a rich library.

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Located at 35.35, 24.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Christian monasteries established in the 16th century, Christian monasteries in Greece, Greek Orthodox monasteries, Modern history of Crete, Monasteries in Crete, Rethymno (regional unit)

Xiro Chorio

Xiro Chorio is a hamlet of approximately 170 residents, which is part of the city of Rethymno, capital of Rethymno regional unit in the island of Crete, Greece. The hamlet features access to the Mili (also Myloi and Miloi) Greek: Μύλοι) Gorge, which leads to the Venetian village by the same name, abandoned for unknown reasons over 100 years ago, and to the Byzantine chapel of St. Anthony. It also features St. Mark's chappel, which is one of only two in Crete honoring St. Mark.

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Located at 35.35, 24.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Rethymno (regional unit)

Eleutherna

Eleutherna, also called Apollonia, was an ancient city-state in Crete, Greece, which lies 25 km southeast of Rethymno in Rethymno regional unit. Archaeologists excavated the site, located on a narrow northern spur of Mount Ida in the municipality of Prines, the highest mountain in Crete; it flourished from the Dark Ages of Greece’s early history until Byzantine times. In the systematic Eleutherna project, a team of archaeologists from the University of Crete has been in charge since 1984.

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Located at 35.35, 24.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Crete, Cretan city-states, Former populated places in Greece, Iron Age sites in Greece, Populated places in Ancient Greece, Roman sites in Greece

Fortezza of Rethymno

The Fortezza is the Venetian-era citadel of the city of Rethymno in Crete, Greece. In the aftermath of the fall of Cyprus to the Ottoman Empire in 1571, the Venetians began fortifying Crete, their largest remaining overseas possession. Construction began on 13 September 1573. The fortress was conquered by the Ottomans in 1646, and remained in use until the early 20th century.

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Located at 35.35, 24.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1573, Castles in Crete, Military history of the Republic of Venice, Rethymno

Monastiraki, Crete

Monastiraki is the archaeological site of an ancient Minoan town on the island of Crete.

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Located at 35.35, 24.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Minoan sites in Crete, Populated places in Ancient Greece