The cemetery of the brave men from all over the world, who gave their life to defend Crete in WWII.

In the Vlites region of Souda bay, within a wonderful natural environment, one will find the allies’ cemetery; of the soldiers that died fighting for freedom during the WWII.
The cemetery was built and is preserved by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and owns the graves of all the soldiers that died fighting in Crete. The architects were Louis De Soissons. On the monument of the war cemetery of Faliro are engraved those whose names are unknown. The graves in the cemetery are :UK-862 soldiers, Canada-5 soldiers, Australia-197soldiers, New Zealand -446 soldiers , South Africa-9 soldiers, India-1 soldier, Other- 7 soldiers .Total: 1527 soldiers.
The cemetery is visited by a great number of people but mostly by Australians and New Zealanders. Every year, there are memorial days to honor the heroes of the WWII.