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Mália, a great Minoan city, remains little known. An impressive maze of levelled walls not only marks out the plan of a palace but a whole city of craftsmen. The main interest of the ruins resides in the fact that Mália ceased to be inhabited at the end of the second millennium BC, after the natural disaster that struck all of northern Crete, so the original layout of the city is not cluttered by later constructions. Mália appears to the visitor like a line drawing of ochre-red stone.

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  • The Palace Recommended Recommended

    GR - 700 07 Mália

    This Minoan palace, which was destroyed in c 1 500 BC, was smaller and less luxurious than Knossós, but similar in layout, built around an outer and a central courtyard. There is an enormous terracotta vase (pithos) 1.75m high, which could hold over ..

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  • Ancient City of Mália Interesting

    GR - 700 07 Mália

    Near the palace, a Minoan roadway leads to a crypt. Steps at its end lead down to meeting rooms, still fitted with benches, which were probably part of the Prytaneion, where the magistrates met. It is flanked by storerooms. Other religious buildings ..

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Hotels Mália

  • Hotel Malia Holidays Two stars Two stars

    4, Math. Zahariadi St. GR - 70007 Mália

    Prix Prices from : 35 €

    Surrounded by a lush garden and around 600 metres from Malia Beach in Crete, Hotel Malia Holidays features a spacious, free-form pool with a sun terrace. Guests can enjoy drinks, snacks and cocktails at the poolside bar. Fitted with stone floors and..

  • Malia Mare Hotel

    10, Dimokratias St. GR - 70007 Mália

    This 3-star family run hotel, built in accordance with the local architecture, is conveniently located on the Malia Beach Road. The elegant interior, furnished in the simple, traditional style of the island, gives it an air of Cretan authenticity, y..

  • Hotel Altis

    Grammatikaki GR - 70007 Mália

    Offering free Wi-Fi, a garden and a pool area with sun terrace with free sun beds and umbrellas, the hospitable family run Hotel Altis is located in Malia, only 300 m from the beach. Accommodation at the family-run Altis Hotel consists of double and..

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