Where is Heraklion Located?
Heraklion the capital of Crete and its around 138,000 inhabitants also the largest city of this Greek island. Heraklion is located quite right in the middle of Crete, right on the north coast.
In the city there are hundreds of shops of all kinds, several banks, schools, petrol stations, Hotels, car repair shops and all the authorities of the island. A few years ago newly built University hospital of Heraklion and the hospital “Venizeliou” provide good medical care.
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From Georgioupolis to Heraklion, the bus takes about two hours. When, behind Agia Pelagia, the very well developed national road to the Aegean begins to sink, you will see Crete’s capital for the first time in full beauty. The huge sea of Houses spreads in a wide plain, mountains at the edges of green hill country and wine, as well as the mountain ranges of Psiloritis and Lassithi’s mountains limited. A hilly range is particularly striking: the 811 m high Jouchtas. If the light is favorable and your imagination is large enough, you may recognize in its Silhouette a bearded face. It is the face of Zeus, the goddess’s father, who is said to be buried at the top according to the myth.
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