Irakleio is a popular place to head to while you are in Athens as many of the city’s main attractions are close. Among the most interesting places to see are the fabulous Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance and the fantastic Eleftherias Square. Two other worthy points of interest nearby Irakleio are Kornarou Square and the Heraklion Town Hall.
Travelers come from near and far to experience Acropolis, one of the most photographed spots in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Vacationers in Irakleio, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will appreciate the nearby cultural attractions. Often talked about art galleries, include the Heraklion Municipal Art Gallery in Heraklion and the Heraklion Museum of Religious Art. Book in for a lively show at the Manos Hatzidakis Theatre in Heraklion.
Athens offers visitors a wide variety of sights. While you are arranging your trip, be sure to schedule enough time to see them all. Those who enjoy sights steeped in religious history will appreciate the hallowed atmosphere at the Agia Ekaterini Church in Heraklion. To learn more about the local historic attractions, visit Dermatas Gate in Heraklion and Hania Gate.
Finding somewhere handy to rest your head around the Irakleio area couldn’t be easier. The Galaxy Hotel Iraklio, Heraklion, the Lato Boutique Hotel, Heraklion and the Marin Dream, Heraklion are among the most popular accommodation options here.