Kazarma Fortress, Sitia

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Kazarma (Greek: Καζάρμα), from Italian: Casa di arma, "the guard barracks"), is the Venetian-era fortress of the city of Sitia in Crete, Greece. This fortress was built in the 13th Century during Venetian rule on Crete. The Venetians abandoned the town in 1651 and destroyed parts of the fortress to prevent its use by the Turks.
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  • The fortress sits above the town and harbour and provides great views of both as well as the surrounding countryside. We had the fortress to ourselves on our visit apart from the friendly and...  more »
  • It is a nice fortress, but there is not so much to see inside, even though it has been renovated. The view is quite nice, though. 2 eur.  more »
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  • Great place to visit. Small interesting fort that offers a great view of the city and coast line. The two Euro entrance fee is worth it. If you like history, visit. If you don’t like history then don’t bother to visit.
  • Kazarma fortess overlooking Sitia is steeped with history and lovely memories
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