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Another piece a ancient history for Crete

There is so much to do in this small area Best to park in the small square by the church in the... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Interesting Venetian site/Roman era site

This village has many Venetian walls, gates and buildings. It is historic in nature, yet functions... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Sugarloaf Key, Florida
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Lappa Springs, Argyroupolis, Crete 74055, Greece
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All reviews beautiful place to visit ancient city narrow streets upper village avocado romans mosaics virgins tavernas legend shops founded church paths crete cave
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Ancient Lappa in November 2018 beautiful place with lots of different things to see. Nice walks between the olive trees and the narrow streets of the village. Loved the old oak tree and having coffee or taking at the local coffee shops.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gabriel_Tavern
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

An historical place to visit the excavated ancient City, there are places to eat and drink and a few shops with Cretan folk art. Below are the beautiful springs and waterfalls of Argyroupoli. There are many fantastic restuarants in this village serving delicious traditional Greek...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank maygreen_10
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Lappa, better known as Argyroupoli today, was a powerful Cretan City in antiquity . In Mycenaean legends, it was believed to have been founded by Greek hero Agamemnon, and when you visit you will feel the epic spirit that must have prompted its foundation. Ancient...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank philbo45
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I am in love with Argyroupolis. Known as Ancient Lappa, it is said that it was founded by the Mycenaean hero Agamemnon. Beyond legend, it is certainly worth visiting as it boasts all kinds of architectural treasures, a Roman necropolis hidden in a gorge full...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank pamilvisions
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

There is so much to do in this small area Best to park in the small square by the church in the upper village, take the circular tour, small maps available by the avocado oil shop, then walk down the striped lane and onto the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful place to visit and some breathtaking views. There is loads of Travernas to visit and enjoy fresh food

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Kara M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

the food was amazing what a beautiful place .everthing we tried was wonderful the service great friendly and fast well done Dina you deserve a big bravo the sevingings were xxlarge lots also for vegetarians choices and very reasonable priced will definately be back next...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank achlatistina
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This village has many Venetian walls, gates and buildings. It is historic in nature, yet functions as a marketplace and tourist area today. There is also an archaeological site where an old home with a mosaic floor is displayed beneath a canopied area to preserve...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank PJ D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was there almost 10 years ago, but I didnt realised back then that in order to see the ancient town I should have walked around! So, do it, walk through its narrow streets and see old buildings and mosaics to emerge at your left...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Peri_Kourakli
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Friendly helpful staff -- wide range of local and other Cretan specialties. Delightful terrace at the edge of the village.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Rhea R
26 October 2017|
Response from PJ D | Reviewed this property |
There are tours that leave from Georgoupoli. unfortunately, I don't have any phone number. but it is widely known there if you ask the tours.