Heraklion Travel Guide

by our Greece expert Paul Baderman
Paul BadermanAlso known as Iraklio, life in Crete’s sprawling capital centres around lively squares like Venizelou and Eleftherias – all fountains, bars and benches where it’s great to perch and people-watch. Explore El Greco Park, the Archaeological Museum (set in an old power station), fashionable Daedalou Street and the spectacular Minoan ruins at nearby Knossos.

360 Tour of Aghios Markos basilica, Heraklion

Greece Facts

National Flag: Greek Flag
Language(s): Greek
Currency: Euro
Dialling Code: +30
Time Zone: GMT + 2
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Where is Heraklion – Location Map



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