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Iraklion Map, Greece

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Iraklion Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Iraklion with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Iraklion useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Iraklion!

Iraklion Travel Guide

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... read more

Iraklion History

At the beginning of the 13th century, the Republic of Venice, a major naval power at the time, bought Iraklion. The city flourished under the rule of the Venetians, despite the hostility of the locals. The city became the riches cultural centre in the Mediterranean, overshadowing even Athens or Thessaloniki. During the renaissance, many of the city’s artists became famous on the continent, for example El Greco. The... read more

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