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Visit the Island of the Living Dead

Place: The Leper Island Spinalonga on Crete, Greece

You can get to the island of Spinalonga from Agios Nikolaos or Elounda on the boat. Here you will be offered to buy a tour around the islands and the Gulf of Mirabella.

On the island you can walk among the abandoned houses, climb the castle, on top of which you can admire the views of Crete and once again reflect on the meaning of life and about the time that we have been given and that can not be wasted.

Now the island and the fortress all reminds of the times when it lived lepers leprosy: in the houses can be found everyday objects of people who have spent their entire lives here, had time to even start a family, but did not surprise the world, being closed here, as in a cage.

Prices: €8 costs boat from Agios Nikolaos (one way). €15 - boat from Elounda (one way). €60 costs tour of the islands and the Gulf. €8 - entrance to the island.

Open hours: from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

The Leper Island Spinalonga on the map

The Leper Island Spinalonga
The Leper Island Spinalonga#4 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Deserted island, a former leper colony, where now you can find only ruins once powerful fortress and abandoned houses of lepers.

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