Also known as Lion Fountain, this is the most beloved among the Venetian vestiges around town. On Plateia Venizelou, it spurts water...
Municipal Art Gallery
The three-aisled 13th-century Agios Markos Basilica was reconstructed many times and turned into a mosque by the Turks. Today it’s an...
Iraklio’s town hall is housed in the attractively reconstructed 17th-century Loggia, a Venetian version of a gentleman’s club, where the...
Grab an outdoor table, guzzle a cold one and watch the world on parade at this buzzy cafe.
Plateia Venizelou 33 · interesting places nearby
With a terrace spilling towards the Morosini Fountain, this been-here-forever cafe is the go-to place for bougatsa : a traditional pastry filled with cream or myzithra (sheep's milk cheese) and sometimes served with ice cream or sprinkled with honey and nuts.