Kritsa is a village located in Lasithi and is built on the Kastellos mountain at an altitude of about 365 meters. In the village there are 1,300 inhabitants. It is one of the oldest villages of Crete and retain significantly more intact from the old architectural structure. Its inhabitants are descendants of Lato Etera whose ruins lie 3 km north-east of the village. The few excavations to date in Kritsa, came to light in the market space with the Prytaneion and the Holy City. Incessant is the presence of people in the Kritsa area at least from the late Minoan years. View all sights of Lasithi here


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