Fortezza Fortress

Local nameΦρούριο Φορτέτζα
LocationRethymno, Greece

The Fortezza is the citadel of the city of Rethymno in Crete, Greece. It was built by the Venetians in the 16th century, and was captured by the Ottomans in 1646. By the early 20th century, many houses were built within the citadel. These were demolished after World War II, leaving only a few historic buildings within the Fortezza. Today, the citadel is in good condition and is open to the public.

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Fortezza Fortress @ Daniele Ricci
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Opening hours

1 Apr - 31 Oct:
daily 8.30 am - 8.30 pm

1 Nov - 31 Mar
daily 8 am - 3 pm


4 € / 2 € reduced

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Address 72053 Elounda, Crete, Greece

Coordinates 35°22'19.82" N 24°28'15" E

Tours and activities: Fortezza Fortress

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