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Listed 2 sub titles with search on: Sights for destination: "IERAPETRA Town LASSITHI".

Sights (2)

Traditional settlements

Turkish Area

  In 1647, the Turks captured the town. You can still see remnants of their occupation in the old town near the harbour, such as the remains of a Turkish fountain in front of a derelict mosque (now being renovated).

Castles, fortresses & fortifications

Venetian Fortress & Harbour

The Venetians built the fortress and harbour and in 1626, they enlarged and reinforced it. Recently, the castle was restored by the city.

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