The Watermill
At the Square of Kalives 

The vaulted stone structure located in the square of Kalives is a watermill erected by the Venetians the late years of their rule in Crete (16th-17th century). 

The watermill was operating with the power of Mesopotamos, which was an artificial river, the waters of which was turning the rotors, thus giving movement to the mill, while the water was leaving by the arched output spouts.

The watermill was used as a flour mill until 1976, as well as a mill for making olive oil until 1986.



› Watermill in Kalives Village