"The capital of Crete" Heraklion by AndyRG

Heraklion Travel Guide: 309 reviews and 852 photos

A city with hidden beauty

Irakleio is the biggest city of the island, the most busy-travelled too. They say that it is a miniature of Athens, connoting that it has all the disadvantages of the capital of Greece (as traffic tungle, arbitrary building system and so on...)

On the other hand, Irakleio is getting better year by year, there are places which can't be seen easily, but are surely nice!

What's more, the best museums of Crete can be found there...
Don't also forget that the capital of Crete is an olympic city (as Thessaloniki, Volos, Patra, and Athens, of course!), the Olympic Games of 2004 is an important fact for Irakleio too...

  • Last visit to Heraklion: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated Sep 29, 2003
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  • chiara76's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2004 at 2:14 PM

    I lOVE Crete Island, you can see it from my travel page. For myself it is like a Paradise. you are lucky you can visit it more often than me;) Greetings from Warsaw.

  • Skipka's Profile Photo
    Oct 27, 2003 at 7:26 AM

    Finally normal Heraklion page in top 5! I don't know if people cannot read but they made their Herakleion page like the whole Crete...

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Oct 12, 2003 at 2:52 PM

    Castles!! Did someone say castles? I love places with castles!!

  • MITNIC's Profile Photo
    Sep 11, 2003 at 2:27 AM

    "I don't hope anything. I'm not afraid of anything. I'm free" What about your last trip?

  • gale.blog.pl's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2003 at 9:36 AM

    Great page on Irakleio! I'm looking forward to seing more of your tips on the city :) They seem to be more interesting than Irakleio itself... ;)))

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Jun 4, 2003 at 7:02 PM

    Can you translate that funny Greek sign for the rest of the lot?

  • jenn_d's Profile Photo
    Mar 21, 2003 at 11:13 PM

    Exploring Knossos is a great way to spend an afternoon.

  • Mar 20, 2003 at 6:04 AM

    Crete, what to say! I love this place!

  • zrim's Profile Photo
    Mar 4, 2003 at 8:30 AM

    Great to have these pages regarding places that I know so little about.

  • dannebro's Profile Photo
    Mar 3, 2003 at 9:21 PM

    very nice !


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