Irákleion
in Nomós Irakleíou of Crete, Greece

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
35.328 and 25.143 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 35° 19' 40" and E 25° 8' 36"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Modern Greek, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:48 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/Athens
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:07 am and 8:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-22.661 and -152.805 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Motu Ura
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Greece in Southern Europe

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Greece.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Greece. Last Update: 2022-05-27 07:59:32

Delve into Irákleion

Irákleion in Nomós Irakleíou (Crete) with it's 137,154 habitants is located in Greece about 200 mi (or 321 km) south-east of Athens, the country's capital town.

Current time in Irákleion is now 07:48 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / Athens with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Irákleion, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Greece is Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gazi, Gournes, Kastelli, Agioi Deka and Moires. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 16% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

32°C (89 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Scattered clouds, fresh breeze.

Monday, 30th of May 2022

26°C (79 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Galaxy Iraklio

Address
0,3 mi
Dhimokratias 75
713 06 Iraklio
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Aquila Atlantis Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
2 Igias
71202 Heraklion
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


GDM Megaron Luxury Hotel

Address
1,0 mi
Heraklion - D.Beaufort Str.9
71202 Kreta
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


ibis Styles Heraklion Central - New Opening

Address
1,1 mi
26 Koroneou & Agiou Titou Street
71202 Iraklio (Kritis)
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Lato Boutique-Hotel

Address
1,0 mi
Heraklion - 15, Epimenidou Str.
71202 Kreta
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Semiramis Village

Address
0,9 mi
Drapano
70014 Kreta
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Olive Green Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
Meramvellou & Idomeneos street
712 02 Iraklio (Kritis)
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Happy Cretan Suites

Address
0,9 mi
Agia Pelagia
71500 Kreta
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Capsis Astoria Hotel

Address
0,8 mi
Plateia Elevtherias 2-99998
712 01 Iraklio
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Pasiphae Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
1 Naxou & Posidonos Street
71307 HERAKLION
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: August 06, 2013
Length: 08:28 min
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Published: April 26, 2013
Length: 04:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: July 27, 2014
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Published: April 02, 2014
Length: 25:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Length: 05:10 min
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Published: May 21, 2013
Length: 59:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Published: July 15, 2012
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Siege of Candia

The Siege of Candia was a military conflict in which Ottoman forces besieged the Venetian-ruled city and were ultimately victorious. Lasting from 1648 to 1669, it was the longest siege in history.

Located at 35.3333, 25.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kingdom of Candia, 17th-century conflicts, Sieges involving the Ottoman Empire, 17th century in Greece, Battles of the Ottoman–Venetian Wars, Sieges involving the Republic of Venice, 17th century in the Ottoman Empire, Heraklion

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is a museum located in Heraklion on Crete. It is one the greatest museums in Greece and the best in the world for Minoan art, as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artifacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete.

Located at 35.3394, 25.1372 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums established in 1883, 1883 establishments in Greece, Archaeological museums in Greece, Museums in Crete, Heraklion, History of Crete

Historical Museum of Crete

The Historical Museum of Crete was founded by the Society of Cretan Historical Studies in 1953 and is housed in a neoclassical building of significant architectural merit (the A. & M. Kalokairinos House, 1903) in the city of Heraklion on Crete, an island of Greece. The museum was expanded following the addition of a new wing and floor. The museum’s permanent collections highlight the art and history of Crete from the 4th century AD up to and including the Second World War.

Located at 35.3418, 25.1312 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
History museums in Greece, Museums in Crete, Museums established in 1953, 1953 establishments in Greece, Heraklion, History of Crete

Collection of Agia Aikaterini of Sinai

The Collection of Agia Aikaterini of Sinai is a museum in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Located at 35.3381, 25.1313 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Byzantine museums in Greece, Heraklion, Museums in Crete

Museum of the Battle of Crete

The Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance is a historical museum in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Located at 35.3394, 25.1383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Heraklion, Military and war museums in Greece, Museums in Crete

Koules Fortress

The Koules is an isolated Venetian-era fortress at the entrance to the Old Port of Heraklion, Crete, Greece. It was known to the Venetians by its Italian name "Rocca al Mare".

Located at 35.3446, 25.1369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1540s architecture, Heraklion (regional unit), Military history of the Republic of Venice, Castles in Crete, Visitor attractions in Crete

Museum of Visual Arts

Museum of Visual Arts or Museum of Plastic Arts is a museum located on Nymphon Street in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. The museum was established in order to support cultural and artistic activity and to promote the work of Cretan artists. The museum organizes educational seminars and lectures on art, as well as conferences, concerts, and publications.

Located at 35.3419, 25.1267 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Heraklion, Museums in Crete, Art museums and galleries in Greece

Lions Square

Eleftheriou Venizelou Square (Greek: Πλατεία Ελευθερίου Βενιζέλου) is a square in the city of Heraklion in Crete, named after the Cretan statesman Eleftherios Venizelos. It is however more commonly known as Lions Square after the Venetian-era Morosini Fountain (popularly called "τα Λιοντάρια", "The Lions") in its midst, which features four lions supporting the main basin.

Located at 35.3391, 25.1331 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Squares in Greece, Heraklion, Buildings and structures in Crete

Natural History Museum of Crete

The Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) (Greek: Μουσείο Φυσικής Ιστορίας Κρήτης, ΜΦΙΚ) in Heraklion, Crete is a natural history museum that operates under the auspices of the University of Crete. Its aim is the study, protection and promotion of the diverse flora and fauna of the Eastern Mediterranean region. The museum is based in a restored industrial building that used to house an electricity power plant.

Located at 35.3419, 25.1266 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Natural history museums in Greece, Museums in Crete, Heraklion, University museums in Greece

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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