Playground at Mikrasiaton Square

Mikrasiaton square is the new square of the old city of Rethymno. It is one of the biggest squares in the town located in the heart of the historical center.

The square has a particular cultural interest as it is surrounded by the most important buildings-monuments that have remained as historical reminders of the Venetian and Ottoman periods.

The heart of the city really beats here since Mikrasiaton square represents one of youngsters’ favorite spot for summer sallies. Furthermore many families also appreciate the square’s open space that offers their children the ability to play and have fun.

Families should know

  • There is not enough shade, therefore when the temperature goes up, it is suggested that you avoid visiting the square when the sun is still burning
  • The lack of green and trees is noted in such a large square
  • You need to constantly supervise your kids, as the square gets crowded especially during the afternoon
  • No parking space
  • Trampolines are available only during the summer period
Address: Mirkasiaton Square, Rethymno

Kids will love

The swings at the square

Parents will love

The lack of stress due to the absense of cars and scooters

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Best season to visit

  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter
  • spring
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  • If you visit the playground of the square with your kids, do not forget to visit the House of Culture, the Conservatory (Neratzi Mosque), the hall of St. Francis and the Folklore Museum that literally surround the square.

  • The monuments that surround the square make up the cultural jewels of the city of Rethymno and are major attraction poles for its visitors.

  • It is important to be able to enjoy with your kids the square without being stressed about cars or bikes.


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