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Leoforos Nearchou, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
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All reviews fishing boats harbour wall lovely harbour nice walk leisurely walk mediterranean sea nice pictures worth a visit heraklion town interesting place cruise ship fort ships port ferries picturesque pier
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up on the water so any place I go that has water, I am automatically drawn to it. Should you actually go down to the level with the boats, watch were you step since this is an actual working harbor with fishermen and...More

Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful old fort and definitely worth a visit if you are visiting the area or the city. I really enjoyed the relicts from sunken ships and the view from top. We could see around the city and there was a cruise ship...More

Thank winonat63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is s very nice area with a beautiful backdrop of the Venetian fortress and a lovely small working harbour where you can watch the fishermen repairing their nets and unloading their catch. If your feeling energetic you can walk along the harbour wall that...More

1  Thank EK_Stevan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Venetian Harbor is a great place for a leisurely walk along the water. There are many good restaurants in the area and the place where ferries and cruise ships receive and disembark passengers. It's usually a rather busy place on mostt days.

Thank evans81051
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The waterfront, Venetian fortress and port area is a great place for photos, views and general walking about. It gives interesting views of the town too. Colourful fishing boats along with cruise ships and ferries add to the place.

Thank bdon257
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We came here on a tour from our resort we came to look at the market, it didn’t disappoint we enjoyed a beautiful long stroll all along the harbor the water was very choppy not a day for a boat ride but definitely a day...More

Thank florenceCheshire
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Pleasant enough walk but it was quite a distance and not much fun when hot. Maybe better to walk on the upper platform so you can enjoy the breeze,

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The harbour now only houses fishing boats and yachts, but they make an.attractive sight as you walk to Koules - the old Venetian fort. Part of the harbour wall is cordened off, because it may collapse. Across the road are the remains of the old...More

Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited here today on a cruise, was a lovely place stunning scenery great location and was easy to walk to centre where there was shops bars attractions etc. Was a very clean peaceful and relaxed environment would recommend a visit

Thank rabbit55
Reviewed October 1, 2018

It is a busy little harbour. view it as you make your way to Koules. The fishing boats are interesting to stop and view, and look for the old buildings

Thank Paul A
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