The very center of the Minoan civilization that thrived on Crete during the Stone Age and was brought to light by John Evans' excavations.
Meeting point and famous for its Venetian fountain, a monument of the 17th century. Officially called "Eleftherios Venizelos" square.
A well-preserved and impressive medieval castle located at the entrance of Heraklion's port. Locally referred as «Koules».
«Malia Minoan Palace» Archaeological Site
These are the remnants of the third-largest Minoan Palace which was destroyed in 1450 BC together with the rest of Minoan civilization.
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.
Notoriously strong fortification that wouldn't have fallen without treachery, its construction lasted for more than a century.