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Great Venetian architecture - free to walk through

This is a beautiful building located along the main shopping street (25th August Street), close to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BarbieMegaTraveller
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Sydney, Australia
Stunning! Venice in Crete!

Truly Venetian architecture in the centre of Heraklion. Beautiful and a MUST SEE!! It is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Luana C
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Melbourne, Australia
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25th Avgoustou, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful building located along the main shopping street (25th August Street), close to the Port end. There are plaques with information inside and it's open to walk through at all hours. The inside of the building (the offices) change their use from...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly Venetian architecture in the centre of Heraklion. Beautiful and a MUST SEE!! It is a municipal building now, but tourists are allowed to wander through and enjoy the history.

Thank Luana C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's amazing that the Ottomans left the building standing. It's a must see in the middle of Heraklion.

Thank Crownpoint_G_Hill
Reviewed 12 August 2017

If you are visiting the center of Heraklion you can't avoid this place. Is verry nice to visit it in the night, when this place becomes a center of nightlife. You can stay here, eat something from a nearby restaurant/ taverna/ snack bar and wach...More

Thank StefanSerban
Reviewed 1 July 2017

It is quite pretty, but with many of the heraklion buidlings, its worth the quick stop and photo opp, but don't expect to spend much time to gather too much new info there.

Thank lkanders0n
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is an ancient, nice building with limited access to interior. Worth a look if nearby but somewhat overshadowed by surroundings.

Thank Lbp121
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Only stopped to take photos as we walked past... wish I'd wandered inside too now. A beautiful and unusual building in what is now a generally rather ugly city.

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Its located at the town hall Heraklion where you can take photos. Nice and beautiful architecture that is worth a stop.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The Loggia was build during the time of the Venetican rule of Crete,therefore standing in from of the building you'd think you were in Venice. It is now the town hall of the city of Heraklion and therefore not open for tourists but you can...More

Thank Lasa88
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Nice old building in a city that lacks nice old buildings. Used by local children for state boarding and break dancing in the evenings, so much appreciated by the youths who live here, even if for the rest of us it is an old building...More

Thank Jsailox
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