Kissamos is a town on the north coast of the island of Crete. Kissamos is not particularly attractive, except for its strategic position. There are very interesting villages around Kissamos, both for the beautiful sea and for the pleasant things to see. The ancient ruins of Polirinia are also in Kissamos, you can get a brilliant view from just up the hill above the port.

In the center of Kissamos there is a Venetian fort and a Turkish castle that give clues as to the history of Crete. There are some fantastic mosaics in the archaeological museum along with some very refined ancient sculptures. Beaches not to be missed are called Elafonissi, Falasarna and Balos.

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