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Loggia

Address: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #17 of 32 Attractions in Heraklion
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Denham, United Kingdom
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504 reviews 504 reviews
222 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

A beautiful Venetian style building in the middle of Crete. When I looked at it, just strolling by, I wanted to host a party there.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A real jewel in the centre of Heraklion. A beautiful Venetian building, with the first floor completely restored according to the original "blueprints". At the past was the Venetian Commissioner's Hall, today is the Town Hall but you can visit it and find out some beautiful places inside. At the evenings there are several music and dance attractions at the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

It's interesting to look at the Loggia but it isn't a big deal. However, if you are in Iraklio, you mind as well take a look.

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Ventura, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a splendid piece of Venetian architecture, nestled in the business and tourist area of Heraklion. It's in very good condition, and provides an entry way to several municipal offices.

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47 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

When I first saw this building, I was confused - this architectural style is totally Venetian, but not Cretan at all! Than I realised, this, must be one of the administrative buildings, raised by Venetians to rule. It is really beautiful. Very interesting style, and combination of "What the hell is that" and "Oh... I see" feelings. The only problem... More 

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Heraklion, Greece
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This venetian monument is currently used as the city hall. Very well restored, you can visit it mornings and can get married the too!

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Athens, Greece
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139 reviews 139 reviews
76 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A nice venetian building that houses the City Hall on the main street of the old town a few steps by the harbour. There are plenty of stores and cafes around.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It is on the square near the end of 25 Aug st, so you'll easily find it when crossing this street to check monuments, shops or other attraction. It's a bit simple but still interesting to see

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Moscow, Russia
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76 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Beautiful from the street, graffi-ed inside. Possibly a nice photo moment where the fountain used to be in the courtyard.

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Heraklion, Greece
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A sample of venetian Architecture and the town's city hall- A place to be seen in connection with all the nearby monuments but also with a walk for coffee or food or shopping in all the nearby shops and café of the city center

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