Sights VRYSSES (Village) KRYONERIDA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Bridges

Greco-Roman Bridge

  The Greco-Roman bridge in Vrises is on the Vrisakos River, east of the town, at the exit of Vrises towards Rethimnon, under the new highway. The location is known by the name Elliniki Kamara (Greek Arch) and is beside a church north of the road into Vrises. The bridge, usable today, is made of dry stone covered with pebbles and stands 6.4 metres above the river.

This text is cited Nov 2002 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.


Rivers

Vrisakos River

  The river Vrisakos flows through the village and forms a shallow (very shallow in the summer!) stream frequented by ducks.

Historical monuments

War Monument

  A monument of a Cretan fighter in the centre of the village commemorates the revolt of 1897 that led to the autonomy of Crete.

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