Heraklion News (34)
The first floor of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Crete was given today, August 1st, to the public after three years of renovation works.
After El Greco, the famous Greek director Giannis Smaragdis is preparing a movie about Nikos Kazantzakis, the most famous Cretan man in the world, as he stressed out.
An ancient windmill was recently discovered within the Venetian walls of Heraklion, in Crete, one of the major fortifications in the Mediterranean.
Between piles of books and hundreds of original writings which have been kept for many years, Dimitris Kalokiris has decided to share the story about his close friendship with the renowned Greek poet Odysseas Elytis.
The Archeological Council is pressing things for the opening of the Archeological Museum of Heraklion that remains closed for many years now.
Two olive pips and a print of a vine leaf located above a crude brick were recently traced into a well dated back to 3rd millennium BC in Knossos Crete.
On Saturday July 3rd, the new Museum of Nikos Kazantzakis will be inaugurated in Myrtia village, close to Heraklion Crete.
A few metres above the ancient site of Knossos, on Kefala Hill, archaeologists have unearthed the oldest farmhouses in Greece and perhaps of all Europe.
A whole archaeological treasury has been found in the underground of Heraklion Centre.
The representation of the largest Deinotherium giganteum that ever lived in Crete will be displayed in the Natural History Museum of Heraklion Crete.
A 28-year-old Biritish man is fighting for his life in the University Hospital of Heraklion since last night, after he was attacked by 13 men, also British, in the region of Malia.
Knossos will not be included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Monuments until the area around the site will be improved.
17 British tourists dressed like Catholic nuns upset last night the local society of Malia, close to Heraklion, and were arrested by the local police.
The Gate of Pantokrator, also known as Chanioporta, opened yesterday to the residents and visitors of Heraklion Crete.
A new Home of Literature has recently been created in Krasi village, close to Malia, to house creations of writers and translators from all over the world.