• The early Byzantine basilica of Agia Sofia dates back to the 5th century AD and is the biggest basilica of this period in Crete. Distance: 200m.

    • Ancient Eleftherna distance 9,7 km.

      The Museum of ancient Eleutherna - Homer in Crete, the first archaeological site museum in Crete, although smaller in size, is similar to those of Olympia, Delphi, and Vergina. The museum was created to house the results of the excavations carried out for thirty years in the ancient city of Eleutherna.

      The originality of this museum is that the objects of the permanent exhibition will be updated periodically with new and older finds, so that the public's interest is continuous and relates to the discoveries and expansion of the excavation work on the site.

      The exhibition will be accompanied by original and modern audiovisual exhibits.

      The museum has complete and modern warehouses. Laboratories with modern and special equipment for conservation, design, photography, completion, reconstruction, documentation, and study of diversified material from excavations carried out in various locations of the archaeological site of Eleutherna.

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