Icarus & Daedalus Statues

Rethymno Province

Agia Gallini has its place in the annals of Greek mythology as the site where Icarus and Daedalus are believed to have taken their ill-fated flight from Crete. The moment is marked at the far-western end of the harbour, where you'll find statues depicting the two preparing for the journey at the hilltop amphitheatre. Here also is a small folk-art museum built into a cave.

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