Anogeia in Crete

Location:  ANOGEIA, ANOGEIWN
ANOGEIA

Description:
ANOGEIA IS A TRADITIONAL VILLAGE OF CRETE ...

Details:
A large mountain village at a height of 740 m., which is a municipality and subject to the Province of Mylopotamos. It is near the border with the Prefecture of Herakleion. Anogeia is well-known for its fabulous weaving with brilliant colours and the traditional Cretan designs.Its central square and lanes are full of these woven articles,which are on display for sale, giving the village a flavor all its own. Anogeia, isolated on the north slopes of mountain called 'Psiloreitis' was a center of revolutionary activities against the Turks. During World War II it was also distinguished as a focal point of the Greek resistance against the Germans. Anogeia was horribly punished for these activities.

 

 

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