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Heraklion (Greek ????????) also transliterated as Heraklio, Iraklion or Irakleio is the major city and capital of the largest Greek island of Crete.

The Minoan palace of Knossos is situated close to the city.

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Landmarks

  • the Venetian Walls
  • the Loggia
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Museums and Galleries

  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum 1 (http://www.culture.gr/2/21/211/21123m/e211wm01.html), 2 Xanthoudidou Street, tel +30-2810-224630, 280370, fax +30-2810-332610, open summer daily 8am-7.30pm, closed 1 January, 25 March, Easter, 1 May, 25-26 December, admission ?10, concession ?5 - includes admission to Knossos Palace - houses the most important and representative finds from Minoan civilisation and excavations across the island of Crete. Highlights include statues of the Snake Goddesses, the famous Bull-Leaping Fresco, the enigmatic and mysterious Phaistos Disk, and Minoan seals and jewellery. Also includes a number of finds from Classical Greek and Roman periods.
  • the Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance - recounts the tale of Cretan and Allied resistance against Nazi invaders in World War II
  • the Museum of Natural History
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The picturesque ruins of the the Minoan palace of Knossos lie nearby.

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