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The Venetian bridge Platanias 2017-04-27T14:33:59+00:00

The Venetian bridge Platanias

It is the only stone bridge with an opening across the island. The Turkish Bridge was a battlefield of many victorious conflict with the Turks in 1822.

The bridge is one of the few marked on maps of Crete in the 17th century as the Venetian engineer Francesco Basilicata (1619) and the Marco Boscini (1651).