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Heraklion Destination Guide

Explore Heraklion in Greece

Heraklion in the region of Crete with its 137,154 inhabitants is a town in Greece - some 200 mi or ( 321 km ) South-East of Athens , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Heraklion

Current time in Heraklion is now 03:58 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Athens " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tobruk, Tilisos, Thrapsanon, Fira, and Rethymno. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tobruk . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Heraklion ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Peloponissos - Arcadia

8:02 min by elemis2009
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The prefecture of Arkadia is located in the center of the Peloponnese, while its southeastern end reaches the sea. Arkadia is a scenic and versatile prefecture, with many amazing geological features, ..

Lato Boutique Hotel at Heraklion city, Crete island, Greece

4:10 min by webmasterlato
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Boutique hotel located accross from the old Venetian port of Heraklion city at the island of Crete in Greece. Accommodation within a modern, friendly and luxurious environment with spectacular panoram ..


209 Driving Craziness, Anger and my Bed

6:26 min by HealingMagic
Views: 3983 Rating: 4.64

Anger destroys you from the inside out. Change the destructive power of anger to peace. Release the stresses of driving by tapping as you drive. Give yourself the break of a lifetime, come to a semina ..

Sotiris - Orbital drift

5:10 min by synthlab
Views: 3190 Rating: 4.94

A tribute to both Vangelis and Jean Michel Jarre, my two favourite electronic music composers, who inspired me and influenced my musical journey. Thank you and i hope you 'll enjoy it. You can downloa ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Siege of Candia

The Siege of Candia was a military conflict in which Ottoman forces besieged the Venetian-ruled city and were ultimately victorious. Lasting from 1648 to 1669, it was the longest siege in history.

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Located at 35.33 25.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 17th century in Greece, 17th century in the Ottoman Empire, 17th-century conflicts, Battles of the Ottoman–Venetian Wars, Heraklion, Kingdom of Candia, Sieges involving the Ottoman Empire, Sieges involving the Republic of Venice

Museum of the Battle of Crete

The Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance is a historical museum in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

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Located at 35.34 25.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Heraklion, Military and war museums in Greece, Museums in Crete

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is a museum located in Heraklion on Crete. It is one the greatest museums in Greece and the best in the world for Minoan art, as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete.

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Located at 35.34 25.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1883 establishments in Greece, Archaeological museums in Greece, Heraklion, History of Crete, Museums established in 1883, Museums in Crete

Collection of Agia Aikaterini of Sinai

The Collection of Agia Aikaterini of Sinai is a museum in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

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Located at 35.34 25.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Byzantine museums in Greece, Heraklion, Museums in Crete

Historical Museum of Crete

The Historical Museum of Crete was founded by the Society of Cretan Historical Studies in 1953 and is housed in a neoclassical building of significant architectural merit (the A. & M. Kalokairinos House, 1903) in the city of Heraklion on Crete, an island of Greece. The museum was expanded following the addition of a new wing and floor. The museum’s permanent collections highlight the art and history of Crete from the 4th century AD up to and including the Second World War.

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Located at 35.34 25.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1953 establishments in Greece, Heraklion, History museums in Greece, History of Crete, Museums established in 1953, Museums in Crete

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temperature and rainfall during the year in Heraklion