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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

  • Frixos Hotel Two stars Two stars

    10 Vergidon St. GR - 70007 Mália

  • Solimar Ruby

    Z. Pigis 11 GR - 70007 Mália

    Just 600 metres from a sandy beach in the lively Malia Town, Solimar Ruby boasts an outdoor pool surrounded by a tropical gardens and a poolside snack bar. Stylish and air-conditioned rooms offer pool or mountain views. Fitted with floral print wal..

  • Creta Verano Hotel

    El. Venizelou 183 Str. GR - 70007 Mália

    Located in the lively Malia of Heraklion, within 750 metres from the beach, Creta Verano Hotel features a swimming pool, a sun terrace with sun loungers and a blossomed garden. Facilities also include a restaurant and a bar with billiards. All rooms..

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