Grave of Nikos Kazantzakis
The delightful fountain on Plateia Kornarou, at the southern end of Odos 1866, was cobbled together in the 1550s from antique materials,...
This well-regarded local company organises hiking tours, mountain biking and specialist and extreme outdoor explorations.
Nikos Kazantzakis Open-Air Theatre
In summer, the Nikos Kazantzakis Open-Air Theatre also screens movies. It’s behind the Jesus Bastion. Follow Evans south for about 700m,...
Grave of Nikos Kazantzakis information
Crete’s most acclaimed 20th-century writer, Nikos Kazantzakis (1883–1957) is buried south of the centre in the well-preserved Martinengo Bastion. The epitaph on his grave, ‘I hope for nothing, I fear nothing, I am free’, is taken from one of his works. To get there, pick up Moussourou at the south end of Odos 1821, follow it to the end and turn right on Plastira. The bastion will loom on your left.