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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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  • 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..

  • 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..

  • Drossia Lounge Studios & Gourmet Restaurant

    Dimokratias St. GR - 70007 Mália

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

    Located near the beach, Drossia Lounge Studios is in the centre of Malia town 150 metres from the sandy beach. It offers self-catered rooms with a balcony overlooking the garden and the surroundings. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The spacious ..

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