Category Archives: Rethymno

The Fortezza

The Fortezza castle is the most impressive part of the old town Fortezza - one of the main attractions of the Rethymno - the Venetian fortress Fortezza. It was built in 1573 to defend the city, but proved to be ineffective. In 1646 the castle was captured by the Turks from the land. Sturm was…
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