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Beautiful and cheap!

Great place to visit with the family, fantastic views of the bay and marina. Be warned though the... read more

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We visited her in July during our two week holiday and would recommend it to anyone interested in... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
ally m
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Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
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All reviews venetian fortress bargain price great views from the top cannon balls nice walk old port port area small fee great displays worth a visit entrance fee information boards venetian times interesting history great place to visit the ground floor take pictures
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Reviewed today

Great place to visit with the family, fantastic views of the bay and marina. Be warned though the entrance is only on one side and if you walk upto it from the wrong side you will find yourself having a long walk around! Entrance fee...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited her in July during our two week holiday and would recommend it to anyone interested in history or even just for sight seeing. Next to the marina the walk to entrance is beautiful, lovely stone work and views of the sea and marina....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ally m
Reviewed November 18, 2018

If you're taking a walk through Heraklion, make sure to make your way to the old Venetian port and the Castello del Molo (Mark's Castle). It's a short, but pleasant walk from Heraklion's downtown area and takes you right along the seawalls. The architecture is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DuncanTCH
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We visited the Fort in November and were not disappointed. Admission was only 1 Euro and you were able to see several of the rooms and artifacts from years gone by. You can also climb to the top of the Fort and take pictures from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Having read about Koules on Trip advisor, we were keen to visit. If travelling by car, there is parking in the neighbouring port car park for €3. This is a 5 minute walk from Koules and a good base to leave the car to explore...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JS76Huddersfield
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Lovely paved road that leads to Coule Castle. It’s open and you can go up and enjoy the view of the port and city. You can walk run take your kids and animals for walkies. In the entrance you ll find delicious pop corn and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Spaceisblack
Reviewed October 31, 2018

At the end of 25th August right on the water, you cannot miss it. It is very well preserved and the views from it are great. For a single euro, you cannot pass up on a way to spend an hour, if you have the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed October 30, 2018

2 euros seems excellent value, but as an OAP this was reduced to just 1. The ground floor was well presented with a lot of historical information. Sadly the disabled lift was out of action, so I had to struggle up almost 40 steps to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed October 25, 2018

It's a place full of history . The view is amazing you can see the whole town of Iraklio and take some nice photos a.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Demka98
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This castle was restored by the local authorities as we were informed and it is really interesting and worth to visit. It is nicely lighted in the interior and from the terrace the view is amazing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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