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Explore interesting sights in Heraklion Municipal Unit, Greece. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Heraklion Municipal Unit, Greece.List of cities in Greece Sightseeing Tours in Heraklion Municipal Unit
1. Statue of Eleftherios Venizelos
Eleftherios Kyriakou Venizelos was a Greek statesman and a prominent leader of the Greek national liberation movement. He is noted for his contribution to the expansion of Greece and promotion of liberal-democratic policies. As leader of the Liberal Party, he held office as prime minister of Greece for over 12 years, spanning eight terms between 1910 and 1933. Venizelos had such profound influence on the internal and external affairs of Greece that he is credited with being "The Maker of Modern Greece", and is still widely known as the "Ethnarch".
2. Saint Titus Church
The Cathedral of Saint Titus also known as Hagios Titos, is an Orthodox church in the city of Heraklion, Crete, dedicated to Saint Titus. The current church was built in 1869 as the Yeni Cami and in 1925 it was converted to Christian worship. The church was declared a cathedral of the archdiocese of Crete in 2013. The church is an eclectic style square temple with a dome. The exterior of the temple is dominated by vertical elements, while at the top there is a stone-carved apse.
3. Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is a museum located in Heraklion on Crete. It is one of the greatest museums in Greece and the best in the world for Minoan art, as it contains by far the most important and complete collection of artefacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete. It is normally referred to scholarship in English as "AMH", a form still sometimes used by the museum in itself.
4. Morozini fountain
The Morosini Fountain is located in Eleftherios Venizelos Square in the city center of Heraklion, Crete. It is considered one of the most attractive Venetian monuments of Candia and is preserved in very good condition. The water came from mount Giouchtas in Archanes with a 15 km aqueduct that reached Heraklion.
5. Historical Museum of Crete
The Historical Museum of Crete is a museum in Heraklion, Crete. It was founded by the Society of Cretan Historical Studies in 1953 and was originally housed in the former home of Minos Kalokairinos. The museum has since been expanded with a modern wing.
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