Linoperamata, Fodele and Agios Myronas, are nearby suburbs which are also worth discovering.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. There are plenty of excellent destinations to take the family for a morning including the Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance. Often talked about art galleries, include the Heraklion Municipal Art Gallery and the Heraklion Museum of Religious Art. Enjoy seeing local and touring talent strut their stuff at the Manos Hatzidakis Theatre.
While you are in and around Damasta, be sure to visit Eleftherias Square, Koubes and the Kapetan Mihalis Korakas. Those with a passion for religious history should visit the Agia Ekaterini Church. Brush up on Heraklion’s history by visiting Dermatas Gate and Hania Gate.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after checking out the many charms of Damasta, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio, the Lato Boutique Hotel, and the Marin Dream.