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