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Leoforos Nearchou, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
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All reviews fishing boats harbour wall lovely harbour nice walk leisurely walk mediterranean sea nice pictures worth a visit heraklion town take pictures cruise ship fort ships port pier picturesque ferries
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is located at the end of 25th of August Street in Heraklion. The 25th of August street is a pedestrian street that leads from the town centre to the Fortress of Koules. This is the old harbour of Heraklion, which is now used by...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ankanyi
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Emplaced in a marvelous landscape this building is a open air museum. Around of it you can find a lot of restaurants and shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank B561DShenryt
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Brilliant to walk around the old Venetian port - and fort - to get a real sense of how life might have been 500 years ago

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RunawayVieve
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Loved walking here at night, a wonderful place to sit and relax take in the ocean views and views of the city. Very walkable fr all ages.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vikj0n
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I grew up on the water so any place I go that has water, I am automatically drawn to it. Should you actually go down to the level with the boats, watch were you step since this is an actual working harbor with fishermen and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nina1940
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This was a beautiful old fort and definitely worth a visit if you are visiting the area or the city. I really enjoyed the relicts from sunken ships and the view from top. We could see around the city and there was a cruise ship...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank winonat63
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

This is s very nice area with a beautiful backdrop of the Venetian fortress and a lovely small working harbour where you can watch the fishermen repairing their nets and unloading their catch. If your feeling energetic you can walk along the harbour wall that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

The Venetian Harbor is a great place for a leisurely walk along the water. There are many good restaurants in the area and the place where ferries and cruise ships receive and disembark passengers. It's usually a rather busy place on mostt days.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank evans81051
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The waterfront, Venetian fortress and port area is a great place for photos, views and general walking about. It gives interesting views of the town too. Colourful fishing boats along with cruise ships and ferries add to the place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bdon257
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We came here on a tour from our resort we came to look at the market, it didn’t disappoint we enjoyed a beautiful long stroll all along the harbor the water was very choppy not a day for a boat ride but definitely a day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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