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Best of Heraklion Guide

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Historical Museum of Crete
Historical Museum of Crete
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.
Attraction type: History Museums
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Herakleion Archaeological Museum
Herakleion Archaeological Museum
A museum delineating the history of the island Crete, complete with artifacts belonging to the ancient civilizations that once populated the island.
Attraction type: History Museums; Museums
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Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos
Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos
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... 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
Attraction type: Aquariums
The Natural History Museum of Crete
The Natural History Museum of Crete
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.
Attraction type: Natural History Museums
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Cathedral of St. Minas
Cathedral of St. Minas
Attraction type: Religious Sites

All places to eat » Places to eat

Kastella
Kastella
Ranked #1 of 197 restaurants in Heraklion
Price: $11 - $17
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Quick Restaurant
Quick Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 197 restaurants in Heraklion
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Hovoli
Hovoli
Ranked #3 of 197 restaurants in Heraklion
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Paralia Seaside Restaurant
Paralia Seaside Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 197 restaurants in Heraklion
Price: $13 - $18
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Agora 1866
Agora 1866
Ranked #5 of 197 restaurants in Heraklion
Cuisines: Greek

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Kronos Hotel
Kronos Hotel
$63 - $95
Ranked #10 of 63 hotels in Heraklion
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Golden Bay Hotel
Golden Bay Hotel
$57 - $109
Ranked #12 of 63 hotels in Heraklion
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Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village
4.0 of 5 Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village
$52 - $322 (EUR 39 - 240)
Ranked #2 of 6 Heraklion B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
5.0 of 5
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
$117 - $212 (EUR 87 - 158)
Ranked #1 of 63 hotels in Heraklion
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Villa Kerasia
Villa Kerasia
$97 - $118 (EUR 72 - 88)
Aquila Atlantis Hotel
5.0 of 5 Aquila Atlantis Hotel
$132 - $179
Ranked #3 of 63 hotels in Heraklion
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

GDM Megaron Hotel
5.0 of 5
GDM Megaron Hotel
$142 - $264
Ranked #2 of 63 hotels in Heraklion
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Vergis Epavlis
5.0 of 5
Vergis Epavlis
$169 - $351 (EUR 126 - 261)
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Capsis Astoria Hotel
4.0 of 5
Capsis Astoria Hotel
$107 - $159 (EUR 80 - 118)
Ranked #6 of 63 hotels in Heraklion
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