Church of Agios Titos
Heraklion's oldest church, St Titos, dates back to the 10th century. It's an absorbing visit, inspecting the church's decorations and other details.
Agios Minas Cathedral
A chirch with elaborate belfries and appearance. Participating in a mass here would be an excellent cultural experience.
Heraklion Venetian Harbor
You can walk to the Koules fortress, enjoy the fascinating port buildings, and get yourself a refreshment on the way back.
Nikos Kazantzakis Grave (Monument)
"I don't hope for anything, I am not afraid of anything. I am free." The tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, Greece's greatest writer.
Windmills of Selí Ambélou
With an amazing view and 24 windmills around, you can take lots of pictures here. There is also a restaurant and a gift shop.
A well-preserved and impressive medieval castle located at the entrance of Heraklion's port. Locally referred as «Koules».
Meeting point and famous for its Venetian fountain, a monument of the 17th century. Officially called "Eleftherios Venizelos" square.
Notoriously strong fortification that wouldn't have fallen without treachery, its construction lasted for more than a century.