"Heraklion-Irakleio-Chandak-Candia-Megalo Kastro" Top 5 Page for this destination Heraklion by Skipka
Heraklion Travel Guide: 302 reviews and 857 photos
My foot entered the territory of this city this september and I felt I must come back one day again. Inspite of the messy streets with tons of people what remains me something as my image of Bangkok I want to be there again. I have seen just some of the places and wish to have more time for all those places I couldn't see.
Heraklion is the capital of Crete with about 130 000 inhabitants but when there is a season all tourists make it bigger :) it is the fifth largest town in the all Greece. The city is marked by different influences of Venetians, Saracens and Greeks.
- Pros:Historical sites and relatively short distances
- Cons:too crowdy..for me like small Bangkok
- In a nutshell:Standing between the history and future
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