Heraklion

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Heraklion Travel Information

The capital city of Crete. Visit the Saturday market with a huge array of fruit, vegetables as well as many sundry goods. Go designer clothes shopping on Daedalou Street. 

A visit to the Palace of Knossos is a must to find out about one of the oldest civilizations in Europe, the Minoans. 

A few other good visits are the Archaeological Museum (converted from the old power station), the Koules Venetian Fortress on the harbour walls and the new aquarium.