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Summary

Ancient city of Phalasarna.

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Port of Phalasarna

Fortificated port of Falasarna.

Phalasarna [Falasarna]

Ancient Greek port

Falassarna [Crete]

Ancient harbour of Phalasarna - auxiliary harbour

Kisamos

OmnesViae import TPPlace2065

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The ancient city of Phalasarna was placed in the middle of the west coast of Crete. Pottery from the surroundings proves that the city was already inhabited in the Middle Minoan period. The name Falassarna is attributed to the local nymph Falassarne.