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Kalos

Settlement of the regional Section of the municipality of Heraklion is 27.1 km from Heraklion. Located at an altitude of 410 metres and arrive at it by following the road Irakleio – profitis Ilias – Kiparissi – Galeni – Kalos.

Northeast of the village in the place "Trapeza" found tombs with sarcophagi and funerary offerings, which dated from the late Minoan period. In place of Pelekita, 200 meters North of the village, there are "presses", troughs etc. carved into the rock.

Obviously the name of the village comes from the General of the adjective and is perhaps the first qualifier coloniser. However the name with the script first found to Calu and Calou documents of the Ducal archive of Chandax.

It seems that in the inventories directories from 1577 until today continuously inhabited village and apografetai with the name of general decline, except the Census of 1940 that the name recorded on nominal fall (Kalos) and belongs to the community Kiparissiou-Doymrboytzioy (Ntoympoyrtzi).

It is a small and beautiful village in which the visitor has to enjoy nice route, following the path to the "Fountain of good Shepherd" that leads him to the root of a cliff from which gushes centuries now source with cool water and the garden with the creation of nurseries near the Fountain.

Can see the beautiful and austere architecture of «Cretan farmhouse", such as old homes and visit the traditional "Weaver" (Agapi Metaxaki) with the traditional loom and admire the creations.

In the beautiful square of diarrythmismeni Church of Saint George, which celebrates on April 23, with traditional treats, but every day the entire time can "exploit" the challenges of. The cultural association of the village every year offers a theatrical performance for the elderly and organizes the annual gala dinner in the village square.


 

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