The History of Heraklion

The history of the city of Heraklion is very long with a lot of points still dark to us, the most recent of its inhabitants. In spite of this, frequently enough new archaeological evidence comes to light to denote with certainty the special role that the town played in the course of time, by being at the crossroads of the Mediterranean sea-routes.

1850 fully documented photos, 250 text archives (Venetian - Ottoman period, Cretan State period, newspapers from the early 20th century.), 250 pages of A4 original texts, historical video 45 minutes length, sound and narratives unfolding the story of Heraklion developed into 7 sections about the city''s history and cultural heritage such as monuments, historic sites, museums, buildings etc. The entire portal is available in two languages, Greek and English.

Ηλεκτρονική περιήγηση στην παλιά πόλη του Ηρακλείου

Heraklion, a city through the ages