Heracleion was a great disappointment, Herakleion, Greece
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Iraklion is the capital of the island of Crete, and the fourth largest city in Greece. Iraklion is probably best known to be the home of the country’s most impressive museum of Minoan civilization. Knossos, the legendary palace of Minos, and the labyrinth of the Minotaur are a short distance from the city, which accounts for the huge number of tourists who visit the city every year. Besides these ancient Greek historic sites, there are several remnants of the Byzantine and Venetian rule of the island. The modern parts of the city are not very attractive, but the old city enclosed by the sturdy Venetian wall ore than makes up for this... Read more »
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