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Mpoutsounaria

Mpoutsounaria the historic location in kladisos valley with plane trees and water sources. There used to take place the meetings of Cretan rebels during the revolution of 19 th century. It is the place where the majority of Cretan events took place. At the start of 1825 a Mustafa Pasha party was defeated by Cretans in that spot. On May 1858, Velis Pasha threatened the Cretans that he will attack the 7000 rebel’s .In response the rebels with their chief Manousogiannakis threatened that they would stop the water flow of mpoutsounaria that was providing not only the city with water but also the gardens at Sersempilia. Under this threat, Turks made a deal accepting the requests of the Christians.

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