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Nearly walked passed this gem

This is an old building with lots of history from the Venetian period which is easy to miss. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather A
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Town Hall

Not far from the Lion's fountain / Morosini Fountain, is this Venetian Loggia. Most people stand in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nina1940
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Atlanta, Georgia
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25th Avgoustou, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an old building with lots of history from the Venetian period which is easy to miss. The outside of the building is interesting, but also step inside to read the history & look at the architecture. It’s free and doesn’t take long.

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not far from the Lion's fountain / Morosini Fountain, is this Venetian Loggia. Most people stand in front of it, take pictures of the front of it and move on. DON'T! Take a couple of steps further into the courtyard, if open and look up....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Loggia in the centre of the old town is now the Town Hall after having several functions throughout the years. It is well restored and has several interesting features, including the central courtyard. Plaques of famous Cretans are displayed along the covered walkway.

Thank bdon257
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Quite a good looking building but nothing too special although built has special historic significance being Venetian.

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The Venetian Loggia now houses the Town Hall. The ground floor is an open area which accesses a small courtyard.

Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed 1 October 2018

You will walk pass this many times, but take the time to visit the very small courtyard and view it. It is impressive from the outside.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is an attractive building on the main street in Heraklion. The façade is not big but still impressive with with portico style arches and walkways. I believe this was once the town hall.

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Good one on the main street. I would recommend touching the south wall with your left hand exactly at noon time. I did that and later I lost 10 Euro, but it is highly likely that I would lose 15 if the touching thing is...More

Thank marcin w
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The location of the loggia is wrong in this app, it's confounded with Agios Titus, even the pictures are a mix!

Thank Sebastian M
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Visited as part of a trip to the old town of Heraklion. This building and the surrounding cloistered walkway are an excellent distraction from all the noise and bustle of the area round it. It is well maintained and offers interesting and dramatic photographs whether...More

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