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Irida Family Workshop

2 Sapoutie, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
+30 281 301 4081
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Must visit!!

Perfect place to get authentic souvenirs! We bought some beautiful plaques and jewelry that were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deidra P
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Last minute gifts for friends

What a wonderful shop with high quality items & a lovely family proud of their work. Could have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JudyArgent
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“gold plated” (2 reviews)
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2 Sapoutie, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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+30 281 301 4081
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"family business"
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"gold plated"
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"wonderful shop"
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"authentic greek"
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"archaeological museum"
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"souvenir"
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"bronze"
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"gifts"
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"earrings"
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"symbolism"
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"copies"
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"helmets"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect place to get authentic souvenirs! We bought some beautiful plaques and jewelry that were made by the family. The store is family-run and they treated us like we were a part of theirs. Great hospitality, well-priced, and located right next to the Archaeological Museum....More

1  Thank Deidra P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful shop with high quality items & a lovely family proud of their work. Could have spent a lot more money!! We were looking for gifts that weren’t cheap & junky so lucky we found this. Highly recommended.

1  Thank JudyArgent
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely store and the family that owns it is so proud of their fine work. I wish I could have spoken with them much longer but my group was leaving. I was able to choose a couple items from the store, something...More

1  Thank revkev24
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to buy some authentic souvenir on the way from museum and we found beautiful store with very kind owner. It was very interesting and pleasant to talk with her and we went home with some beautiful stuff. We bought traditional Greek jewelry-gold plated...More

1  Thank Smiljanaxxx
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a shop with better quality goods when I found this shop just around the corner from the Archeological Museum. Some of the work was handmade by the owner. The son was quite proud top point out the family's pieces. I bought...More

1  Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited earlier to buy a bronze statue, service and quality was great. Lovely little shop with some quality gifts to purchase.

1  Thank Stephen M
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We happened by this little shop while on our way to the museum. Very lovely jewelry. Reproductions of ancient jewelry and statues as well as original designs. The saleswoman who is part of the family of artisans was very nice, warm and friendly. Did not...More

2  Thank Linda D
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

We were looking for a gold plated reproduction of the Malia bees and honeycomb pendant that reflected the detail of the original Minoan piece in the Archaeological Museum. Irida Family Workshop had a good display just outside of the museum. Katerina was wearing a large...More

2  Thank Staidthere
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Irida is a family business run by George and Katerina Parasiris and their son Konstantinos. Irida specializes in handmade copies of Minoan, Mycenaean and Greek artifacts in marble, bronze, tin and pottery. The shop is conveniently located just across the road from the Archaeological Museum....More

1  Thank adriano769
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

After visiting the Heraklion Archeological Museum (as in my case) I decided to look around, hoping to find better( first class) souvenirs, and found everything of my choice at this wonderful family workshop, opposite the Museum. The choice of articles many lovingly handmade was jaw-dropping...More

Thank brianinbalerno
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