Memorial in Anogia

Armi Square

This peaceful square is anchored by a statue of an unknown solider that honours Anogia's role in WWII. As the main centre of resistance against Nazi occupation, the town was to pay a terrible price. In...

Museum in Anogia

Museum of Grylios

A short walk uphill from the lower village square, this humble museum presents the paintings and sculptures of Anogia-born folk artist Alkiviadis Skoulas (1900–97), aka Grylios. Many works depict local war...

Notable Building in Anogia

Nikos Xylouris' Home

Crete's most famous musician, the lyra player and singer Nikos Xyouris, was born in this modest house on the lower village square, and today his family maintains an endearing collection of posters, letters and...