Heraklion, Crete (Greece) Travel Guide - What To See & Do by Jeremy Christie

Heraklion, Crete (Greece) Travel Guide - What To See & Do

byJeremy Christie

Kobo ebook | December 13, 2012

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Our illustrated travel guide will take you to Heraklion, Crete.

Heraklion is the major city and capital of the largest Greek island of Crete. Its Archaeological Museum holds the remains of the 3000-year old Minoan civilization, which grew aroud the nearby legendary palace of Knossos (of Minotaur fame), as well as Byzantine churches and a well-preserved Venetian wall and fortress from the 15th century.

Heraklion is an industrialised city of around 155,000 residents. The modern city is densely populated and traffic-choked. However, in recent years, things have began to change and efforts are being made to bring out the beauty of the city's rich cultural history. Strolling along the coastline, the city Wall, or down a park can reveal various historical remains of potentially immense interest to the watchful eye.

Finding Internet access when out and about can be problematic so carry your mobile guidebook in the palm of your hand. We include a fully linked Table of Contents and internally to access context-specific information quickly and easily when offline. Many web links are included as well for additional information.

Contents:

  Welcome To Heraklion
  Overview
    Climate
  Arrivals
    By plane
    By bus
    By boat
    By car
  Local Transportation
    By ferry
    By bus
  Sightseeing Highlights
    Landmarks
    Museums and Galleries
  Fun Activities
  Studying
  Shopping Highlights
  Dining Guide
    Budget
    Mid-range
  Bars, Clubs & Drinking
  Accommodation Guide
    Budget
    Mid range
    Splurge
  Local & Day Trips

Title:Heraklion, Crete (Greece) Travel Guide - What To See & DoFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 13, 2012Publisher:KWLLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990005592406

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