Tuesday 14 November 2023


“I wonder if Socrates and Plato took a house on Crete during the summer.” - Woody Allen

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Heraklion (Greek: Ηράκλειο, Irákleio) is the largest city and the administrative capital of the island of Crete. It is the fourth largest city in Greece. According to the results of the 2011 census, the population of the city proper was 140,730 inhabitants, the municipality's was 173,993 while the Heraklion urban area has a population of 225,574 and it extends over an area of 684.3 km2.
Heraklion is the capital of Heraklion regional unit. The Bronze Age palace of Knossos, also known as the Palace of Minos, is located nearby. The city is an eclectic mixture of Ancient Greek, Roman, Arab, Byzantine and modern-day buildings, ruins, architecture and significant history. An excellent museum in the city has a host of amazing artifacts of nearly 4,000 years of history.

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  1. So pretty! Thanks for the party.

  2. Such a beautiful place. Thanks for hosting and I hope that you have a wonderful week.

  3. The architecture looks so different and special

  4. Thank you Nicholas,
    I linked up this week with = 12. Come and join us at #WordlessWednesday #Photography Wednesday - Saturday. You will find the info under BLOGGING.

  5. One of my favourit destinations- Crete -if you visit the old-town of Herakleon you will have historical architecture. A nice old-town but an awful surrounding. I prefer the rest of the island.
    Thanks for sharing and have a good time