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  Except for the excavations of the Minoan Kydonia on the hill of Kastelli in the region of Chania, there are also artifacts from ancient civilizations both in the North & in the South. One of the most important ancient cities of Western Crete is Aptera where parts of the temple of Dimitra have been saved, imposing walls & huge arched tanks of Roman Years. Also, the acropolis of Polyrrinia in Kissamos, as well as the ancient town Falassarna, which had in the post-Minoan years a closed & safe post, which connected the sea with a canal. The Asklipieio of Lissos in the south, as well as the ancient sites in Irtakina, Syia, Kadros, Tarra, Aradin and Anopolis in the region of Sfakia.
(text: Roula Kastrinaki)
This text (extract) is cited February 2004 from the Chania Prefecture Tourism Committee tourist pamphlet.

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