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Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The Historical Museum of Crete is a multi-faceted museum narrating seventeen centuries of history on the island, from Early... more » Owner description: The Historical Museum of Crete is a multi-faceted museum narrating seventeen centuries of history on the island, from Early Christian times to the modern era. « less
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Ranked #2 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: History Museums; Museums

As of May 6th 2014, the renovated Heraklion Archaeological Museum has become again accessible to the public after many years of closure. The official website of the Museum is... more »

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Ranked #3 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Natural History Museums
Owner description: The Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) demonstrates with an impressive manner the natural environment of eastern... more » Owner description: The Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) demonstrates with an impressive manner the natural environment of eastern Mediterranean area with special emphasis on Greece and Crete. « less
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Ranked #4 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Category: Aquariums
Owner description: Crete’s aquarium, Cretaquarium, opened in December 2005. Belonging to a large European family of aquariums, the Cretaquarium... more » Owner description: Crete’s aquarium, Cretaquarium, opened in December 2005. Belonging to a large European family of aquariums, the Cretaquarium offers its visitors the unique chance to plunge into the great marine world of the Mediterranean. From the big hunter sharks to the tiny seahorses, the sensational jellyfish, the diversity of marine life is set off against underwater Cretan seascapes such as the rock formations at Matala( South Crete)and the sea bed at Vai(North East Crete). « less
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Ranked #5 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #6 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #8 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
  • heart opening!!! 07/13/2014
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Ranked #9 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Historic Sites; Castles
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Ranked #10 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites

The Palace of Knossos is the most important monument in Crete. The archaeological site of Knossos is 5 km southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos.  Knossos was... more »

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Ranked #11 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Ancient Ruins
Knosos Archaeological site 12km south of Heraklion
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Ranked #12 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #13 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Owner description: We are a team of young talented individuals that aim in providing alternative experiences to the travelers of our island. Our... more » Owner description: We are a team of young talented individuals that aim in providing alternative experiences to the travelers of our island. Our philosophy is to showcase the best Crete has to offer through a series of experiences that underline the true, authentic and original spirit of Crete. We believe that Crete has a soul that is not portrayed in the conventional tourism models. The mentality of our excursions is based on three major axis that highlight Crete as a destination besides the sea and sun. These are Gastronomy, Environment and Culture. Our team of experts do their best in order to showcase in the most immediate way how these three dimensions interact and collaborate within the life of the people of Crete. Join us and experience for yourself the power, magnitude and richness of Cretan culture. Join us and leave your footsteps on our Cretan Paths « less
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Ranked #14 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #15 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #16 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #17 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #18 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #19 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
  • Excellent food 06/16/2014
Owner description: A place where a bowling alley meets a friendly and hospitable environment that offers plenty of additional activities, such... more » Owner description: A place where a bowling alley meets a friendly and hospitable environment that offers plenty of additional activities, such as internet services,sports games tv coverage, billiards, electronic games and a children playground. Visitors may also enjoy coffee, refreshments and drinks in a spacious indoor and outdoor cafeteria, as well as snacks and of course a variety of traditional cretan dishes. « less
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Ranked #20 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Fountains
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Ranked #21 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #22 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #23 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #24 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Museums
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Ranked #25 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Art Museums; Historic Sites
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Ranked #26 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Religious Sites; Art Museums
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Ranked #27 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #28 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
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Ranked #29 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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Ranked #30 of 33 attractions in Heraklion
Category: History Museums
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