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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: Museums; History Museums
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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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Saint George Apanosifis
Saint George Apanosifis
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
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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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All places to eat » Places to eat

La Brasserie
La Brasserie
Ranked #1 of 221 Restaurants in Heraklion
Price: $4 - $9
Cuisines: Healthy
Good for: Outdoor seating
Hovoli
Hovoli
Ranked #2 of 221 Restaurants in Heraklion
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Kastella
Kastella
Ranked #3 of 221 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
Ippokambos
Ippokambos
Ranked #4 of 221 Restaurants in Heraklion
Price: $13 - $20
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Paralia Seaside Restaurant
Paralia Seaside Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 221 Restaurants in Heraklion
Price: $13 - $18
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hotel LiLi
Hotel LiLi
$26 - $68
Ranked #7 of 61 Hotels in Heraklion
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Kronos Hotel
2.0 of 5
Kronos Hotel
$53 - $73
Ranked #11 of 61 Hotels in Heraklion
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Golden Bay Hotel
Golden Bay Hotel
$50 - $124
Ranked #15 of 61 Hotels in Heraklion
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Villa Kerasia
Villa Kerasia
$88 - $107 (EUR 72 - 88)
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
5.0 of 5
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio
$90 - $130 (EUR 74 - 107)
Ranked #1 of 61 Hotels in Heraklion
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Aquila Atlantis Hotel
5.0 of 5
Aquila Atlantis Hotel
$95 - $156
Ranked #3 of 61 Hotels in Heraklion
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

GDM Megaron Hotel
5.0 of 5
GDM Megaron Hotel
$116 - $152
Ranked #2 of 61 Hotels in Heraklion
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Vergis Epavlis
5.0 of 5
Vergis Epavlis
$152 - $245 (EUR 125 - 201)
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Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete
4.0 of 5 Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete
$142 - $270
Ranked #5 of 61 Hotels in Heraklion
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