in Nomós Irakleíou of Crete, Greece
- 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
- This place on Wikipedia
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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 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
Aquila Atlantis Hotel
GDM Megaron Luxury Hotel
ibis Styles Heraklion Central - New Opening
Olive Green Hotel
Happy Cretan Suites
Capsis Astoria Hotel
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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.
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.
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.
Collection of Agia Aikaterini of Sinai
The Collection of Agia Aikaterini of Sinai is a museum in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Megalokastro, Candia, Megalokastron, Khandax, Candie, Iráklion, Heracleum, Iraclion, Irákleio, Herákleion, Ērakleion, Heraklion, Irákleion, Ираклио, Càndia, Iraklio, Ηράκλειο Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο, Heraclión, Iraklion, Héraklion, הרקליון, Iráklio, HER, イラクリオン, Iraklija, Iráclio, Heraclião, Ираклион, Kandiye, 伊拉克利翁