The Crete Book Taxi offers taxi transfer from the airport of Heraklion to Heraklion Port.
Heraklion is the largest city and the capital of Crete .Currently the population of the municipality of Heraklion is approximately 150.000 people.
It is a very dynamic and cosmopolitan town, particularly during the summer period when thousands of visitors can be seen shopping in the market or
visiting the museums and other places of interest.
From the old Venetian Harbour Heraklion leads to the old town's centre.
The central square while surrounded by cafes, stores and restaurants, is dominated by the fountain of the Lions,
built by Morozini the venetian governor in 1628.
The Town Hall, is today housed in the Venetian Loggia, a building from the same era and next to it, the plateau and the cathedral
of Agios Titos an exceptional monument from the Byzantine era.
The visitor to Heraklion should definitely visit the archaeological site at Knossos and the Archaelogical Museum of
Heraklion that houses most of the Minoan findings in Crete.
You should also visit the Historical museum of Heraklion that houses findings from the early Christian era to today
and the Museum of Natural History.
In Heraklion there are shops with all famous local products such as olive oil, honey, raki.
So there is plenty of restaurants, family taverns, luxury cafe - snack bars, traditional coffee shops (Kafeneia),
music halls with traditional Cretan or Bouzouki (Rebetica songs), discos, small pubs and music bars, either indoors or outdoors,
open throughout the year and frequented by visitors and locals alike.