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Sea view from the citadel

The Fortezza is the citadel of the city of Rethymno. It was built by the Venetians in the 16th century, and was captured by the Ottomans in 1646. onstruction began on 13 September 1573, and it was complete by 1580. The fortress was built under the master builder Giannis Skordilis, and a total of 107,142 Cretans and 40,205 animals took part in its construction.By the early 20th century, many houses were built within the citadel. These were demolished after World War II, leaving only a few historic buildings within the Fortezza. Today, the citadel is in good condition and is open to the public.

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  • Copyright: Piotr FG (PiotrF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5827 W: 2 N: 11636] (54224)
  • Genre: Miejsca
  • Medium: Kolorowe
  • Date Taken: 2021-06-00
  • Wersja zdjęcia: Oryginalna wersja
  • Date Submitted: 2021-11-24 13:22
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