German War Cemetery, Maleme

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#5 of 16 in Historic Sites in Chania Prefecture
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  • German cemetery where over 4400 fallen German soldiers that fell during the occupation of Crete in 1941. The cemetery opened in 1968 after several years in which the fallen German soldiers were collected on Crete.
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  • My wife and I stopped by the German War Cemetery on your trip to Western Crete. I really enjoyed the view from on top. I must admit is is a little tough to walk up, especially in sandals. We are in go...  more »
  • We had a rental car so we take the opportunity to go in here and have a look. Are you interested in history so take a look here! Not too crowded when we were there in the daytime so i was calm in the row to look around and read up on the history of signs as they sat up. Many stones with names of soldiers killed. If you are going to go all the way up here (up the Hill) to take on the training shoes! We had that said car so we drove all the way up to the parking lot but personally I had never managed to go all the way. If anyone is wondering about if it cost money to enter so do not it!
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