Entrance to Fortress
Unmissable stone gateway.
Looming over Rethymno, this Venetian fortress cuts an impressive figure with its massive walls and imposing bastions. Built in the 1570s...
Kaloumba Puppet Theatre
While performances are often in Greek, kids (and kids at heart) will be mesmerised by the puppets that take the stage in this tiny,...
Classy yet chilled, family-run Castelvecchio is perfect for date night – especially if your date is a plate of the smoked pork in wine...
Argiropoulon · interesting places nearby
Archaeological Museum information
In a Turkish-era building that served as a prison until the 1960s, this small museum showcases treasures from neolithic to Roman times, including bronze tools, Mycenaean figurines, Roman oil lamps and a 1st century AD sculpture of Aphrodite. You’ll also find Minoan pottery and artifacts gathered from the tombs at the Cemetery of Armeni . Other star exhibits include fine examples of blown glass and a precious coin collection.