The best of Heraklion walking tour
Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete. The capital city is known for Venetian harbor architecture and modern condominiums; all surrounded by winding streets of Byzantine brick buildings. The walls of Chandax is the most important medieval fortification network of the entire Mediterranean Sea. Do you know that it was built in the 16th century? How is the Venetian kingdom related to this beautiful part of Crete? How many kilometers underground tunnels, how many great bastions, gates, are hidden in the old part of Heraklion? With a local professional guide, you will walk through the most important parts of the city- Venetian fountain of Morosini, Venetian Loggia, the Venetian Port with the Fortress of “Koule”, town’s open-air market, visit historical monuments and churches- Basilica of St. Marc, St. Titos church, that identify the impressive Greco-Venetian character of the city. We will hear secret stories at the Historical Museum of Crete where 18 centuries of Cretan history are exhibited.
You have to pay extra for the entrances:
- Palace of Knossos 15
- Koules fortress 2€/person.
- Historical Museum of Crete 5€/person.
Main Entrance to the Palace of Knossos, in front of the Ticket Office (Knossos 714 09, Greece).