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...
Church of Agios Titos
This majestic church dominates the eponymous square. It has Byzantine origins in AD 961, was converted to a Catholic church by the...
Expect loud music and plenty of eye candy both in the decor and among the 20-somethings that populate the sleek lounge chairs at the...
With a terrace spilling towards the Morosini Fountain, this been-here-forever cafe is the go-to place for bougatsa : a traditional...
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Lonely Planet review
Be careful not to spoil your appetite with the free bread, black-olive paté and zucchini pie that arrive as soon as you sit down. The kitchen turns out creative modern Greek food such as creamy chicken-filled kataïfi (‘angel hair’ pastry). The spectrum of salads is impressive as well.