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Archaeological museum of Iraklio, Iraklion, Greece

 
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Distance from city center: 217mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 4th of November, 2009
If you are at Heraklion, visit the archaeoligical museum. There you can see famous findings, also the bull´s head called Monitaurus and the Snakes Goddess. It´s worth a visit.

Address:
Xanthoudidou 2
71202 Iraklion
Greece
phone: 0030-2810-280370
fax: 0030-2810-279071

Price:
Normally: 4.00 EUR
Tickets inklusive palace of Knossos 10 Euro, reduced: 5 Euro


Opening Hours:
Winter: november - march: daily 8.30 - 15 o'clock; summer: monday 13 - 19.30 o'clock, tuesday - friday 8 - 19.30 o'clock

How to get there:
Take public transports or walk there.

 
 
 
 
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