Heraklion (Crete)

As the capital of Crete, Heraklion was nearly destroyed during WWII, yet it retains its warm atmosphere and welcoming culture.

Heraklion, or Heraclion is the largest city and the administrative capital of the island of Crete. It is one of the largest cities in Greece. Around the city can be found several sculptures, statues and busts commemorating significant events and figures of the city's and island's history. Also, many fountains of the Venetian-era are preserved. Travellers can take ferries and boats from Heraklion to destinations including Santorini, Ios Island, Paros, Mykonos, and Rhodes.
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  • Iraklion Archaeological Museum
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  • Iraklion harbour, The Venetian fortress - Koules
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  • Knossos Palace
  • 20130611-Kreta-117-Heraklion_Historical-Museum
  • Inner harbour of Heraklion (Ηράκλειο)
  • Aza Koules - the Venetian castle in the harbour of Heraklion
   

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