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Crete Travel Blog

Heraklion, the capital of Crete, may not be your typical island destination, but it's a worthwhile and fascinating place all the same. Inhabited throughout the years by the Muslims, the Byzantines, the Venetians, and the Ottomans -not to mention the Ancient Minoan civilization- Heraklion is bursting with diverse sites of cultural and historical interest, waiting to be discovered.