Municipal Art Gallery
Also known as Lion Fountain, this is the most beloved among the Venetian vestiges around town. On Plateia Venizelou, it spurts water...
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...
Lonely Planet review
The three-aisled 13th-century Agios Markos Basilica was reconstructed many times and turned into a mosque by the Turks. Today it’s an elaborate backdrop for art by Maria Fiorakis, Lefteris Kanakakis, Thomas Fanorakis and other Cretan creatives.