Museum of Typography by the newspaper “Haniotika Nea”

The unique in Greece Museum of Typography is found in Chania, not far from the city, in the Park of Local Industries in Souda and constitutes the vision of life of its founder, Yannis Garedakis, founder and editor of the newspaper “Haniotika nea”. The Museum of Typography officially opened its gates in May 2005. Museum collection includes hard to find, cast iron printing presses and other instruments as well as tools and objects that present the development of typography from birth, in the days... διαβάστε περισσότερα

The Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC)

The Natural History Museum of Crete is housed in the renovated former premises of the Heraklion Public Power Corporation, on Dermatas’ Bay. With an area of 3,500 m2, it is the largest exhibition of its kind in the Mediterranean, showcasing the natural environment of Crete and the wider Mediterranean area in an innovative, original way. Visitors have the opportunity to explore Cretan ecosystems alongside their equivalents in mainland Greece and elsewhere in the Mediterranean via dioramas, i.e. full-scale... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Archaeological Museum of Archanes

In the Museum of Archanes are exhibited mainly stone and clay objects as well as exact copies of some of the most important archaeological finds of the area Archanes-Yuhtas, which is undoubtedly one of the most important archaeological sites of Crete. Most of the finds are in the archaeological museum of Heraklion but the successful way in which the finds and the copies are displayed, gives the visitor a good image of life in Minoan Crete. [su_slider source="media: 10487,10488" limit="65" link="lightbox"... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Nikos Kazatzakis Museum

Nikos Kazantzakis, one of the most well known Modern Greek writer word wide, whose works have been translated in more than thirty languages, was born in Heraklion in 1883 and died in Fry berg in Germany in 1957. A little further down from his tomb, on top of the Martinego Bastion, in the recently restored and renovated main Gate of Chandax, Jesus’ Gate of the same name Bastion, an exhibition area has been created, dedicated to our writer, an Odyssey – a Modern gateway/ gate, a journey to his life... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Malevizi Archaeological Collection

The Malevizi Archaeological collection consists of artefacts from all the periods of Cretan history which are exhibited in 40 display cases (in a large hall in the municipality building). The majority of the artefacts were donated from the private collection of entrepreneur Nikolaos Metaxas, assembled between the years of 1959 and 1997 from all over Crete. The museum collection was further enriched with 30 more finds from recent excavations in the region of Malevizi. The collection as a whole paints... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agios Nikolaos Marina, Crete

The Marina provides all the necessary facilities for a pleasant stay for yacht passengers and a safe environment for the boats. The Tourist Port (Marina) of Agios Nikolaos, situated at the island of Crete in the heart of the town of Agios Nikolaos providing easy access to the centre of town, is one of the major tourist ports servicing vessels in SE (Southern Eastern) Aegean. Its capacity stands at 255 berths, on both permanent and floating pontoons, while there are dry dock facilities for approximately... διαβάστε περισσότερα