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Floor of Archaeological Museum opened

• Crete, Heraklion
The first floor of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Crete was given today, August 1st, to the public after three years of renovation works.
Posted on Aug 01, 2013 Category: News

Movie prepared for Nikos Kazantzakis

• Crete, Heraklion
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.
Posted on Jul 16, 2013 Category: News

Ancient windmill found in Venetian walls

• Crete, Heraklion
An ancient windmill was recently discovered within the Venetian walls of Heraklion, in Crete, one of the major fortifications in the Mediterranean.
Posted on Feb 01, 2012 Category: News

Elytis exhibition in the Historical Museum

• Crete, Heraklion
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.
Posted on Jul 01, 2011 Category: News

Press to open the Archaeological Museum

• Crete, Heraklion
The Archeological Council is pressing things for the opening of the Archeological Museum of Heraklion that remains closed for many years now.
Posted on May 27, 2011 Category: News

Olive pips and vine leaves in ancient well

• Crete, Heraklion
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.
Posted on Feb 23, 2011 Category: News

Inauguration of new Kazantzakis Museum

• Crete, Heraklion
On Saturday July 3rd, the new Museum of Nikos Kazantzakis will be inaugurated in Myrtia village, close to Heraklion Crete.
Posted on Jun 24, 2010 Category: News

Oldest farmhouses found in Knossos

• Crete, Heraklion
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.
Posted on Mar 03, 2010 Category: News

Treasury found under the city centre

• Crete, Heraklion
A whole archaeological treasury has been found in the underground of Heraklion Centre.
Posted on Sep 02, 2009 Category: News

Deinotherium giganteum in Natural History Museum

• Crete, Heraklion
The representation of the largest Deinotherium giganteum that ever lived in Crete will be displayed in the Natural History Museum of Heraklion Crete.
Posted on Aug 10, 2009 Category: News

British man attacked severely

• Crete, Heraklion
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.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009 Category: News

Knossos rejected by Unesco

• Crete, Heraklion
Knossos will not be included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Monuments until the area around the site will be improved.
Posted on Jul 08, 2009 Category: News

Police arrested British dressed like nuns

• Crete, Heraklion
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.
Posted on May 26, 2009 Category: News

Gate of Pantokrator opened to public

• Crete, Heraklion
The Gate of Pantokrator, also known as Chanioporta, opened yesterday to the residents and visitors of Heraklion Crete.
Posted on May 14, 2009 Category: News

Home of Literature in Malia

• Crete, Heraklion
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.
Posted on May 05, 2009 Category: News

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