Village of the rising sun as the name implies. Old, historic, traditional village 17 KM Northwest of ierapetra, at an altitude of 600 m of homes visible from, is nested in the mountain stronghold of the East.
In the depth of the Valley of the river Perithori is built in the village of Myths. Is 22 km. from ierapetra, is a small village in lush countryside, with nice square the shady plane trees. It is said that the village took its name from the plant "Mynthi" commonly Pennyroyal that abounds there. But perhaps so named from the many legends, traditions, myths, with principal of Perithori. The mythical giant with forty cubits boy like other Talos or Digenis Akritas protected the inhabitants from raids. There is also the name of Perithori "patoysia" and "Sarantapihos the tomb".
Village center of former Municipality Mournion along with the villages of Gdochia, Kato and Pano Simi, Myths, Myrtos, Root settlements Nut and Mino. Beautiful, historic, picturesque traditional village, with the old faucet, narrow streets that bisect the main street of the village. Probably took its name from the Mulberry tree although not abundant in the region.