Agios Markos Basilica
Located opposite the fountain on Lion’s Square, and dedicated to the patron saint of the Venetians, Agios Markos Basilica was built at...
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 holds...
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.
With tables sprawling out towards the Morosini Fountain, this is a great place to sample a breakfast bougatsa (creamy semolina pudding...
Plateia Venizelou · interesting places nearby
Morosini Fountain information
On Plateia Venizelou, this is the most beloved among the Venetian vestiges around town. These days, unfortunately, water no longer spurts from the four lions into eight marble troughs. The centrepiece marble statue of Poseidon was destroyed under the Turks.