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Interesting exterior

This is in the heart of the historic pedestrian area of the town, the lion fountain is just in... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
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Another of Heraklion's Venitian Icons

Just about every other day I walk past this historical building on my way along 25th Augusts Street... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Heraklion, Greece
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

The Municipal Art Gallery is hosted in the former “Saint Marcus” Basilica. It has thematic exhibitions featuring mainly contemporary Greek artists. Chances are to see something new every two months.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

It is an old basilica, which resisted the earthquake that destroyed most of the island's buildings, which is now a municipal gallery. While we have been there, there was a very interesting exhibition of masks of human faces from various origins. It was a well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

It's very close to the Lion Fountain in the center of Heraklion. Nice Venetian church but it is now used to display art. Worthwhile to go in for a few minutes to see the building's interior and whatever art is on display. No entrance fee.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Situated in Lions Square St Marks Basilica has very nice exhibitions with free entrance for culture lovers in Heraklion Crete.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

This old Venetian church is in 25th August Street, between the Morosini Fountain and the Venetian Loggia. The church is set behind a graceful facade with five arches. It now houses the municipal art museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

This is in the heart of the historic pedestrian area of the town, the lion fountain is just in front and the Town Hall a few meters away. The art exhibition changes so always something different to see. It is housed in a former basilica.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Just about every other day I walk past this historical building on my way along 25th Augusts Street in the city center. Situated inside the Saint Marcos Basilica that was initially built in 1239 AD, the art gallery has a lovely facade to look at....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is a nice building with an attractive façade on the main street in Heraklion. Nothing special but worth a look as entry is free and there's usually art on display inside.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Interesting building with nice elevation and some art inside. Nothing spectacular but worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

It's an interesting old Venetian Church. There aren't much to see but it's worth visiting it. Entrance is free and there are usually art as well as historical exhibitions inside organised by the Municipality of Irakleio during the whole year. I have never paid anything...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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