Heraklion Capital of Crete greece


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Harbor Fort Koules crete greece: from the 16th century Venetian fortress mende tribe is seen in the season from 9.00 to 15.00 visits.

Heraklion is the department of Rethymnon next to the eponymous capital of Crete. The capital has about 200,000 inhabitants and is the point of arrival for most travelers. In Heraklion you will find the two main attractions of Crete, an archeology museum (Mon 12.00-18.00 hours Tue-Sun 8.00-18.00 hours) with unique relics of the Minoan culture and the palace of Knossos. Information visit the sights dignities archaeological museums preferably in the afternoon it is not so busy and take between a break in the museum garden (ticket store). Other  attractions in the city Dedalou (a street with tavernas and shops), the Venizelos Square with the Venetian lion fountain, historical museum with objects from the post-classical eras of Crete (Mon-Sat 9.30-13.00 and 15.00-17.00 hours hours), the market street, the Venetian fortress and the port icon museum in the beautiful Catherine Square.




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