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  • Loggia, the Club of the Venetian NoblemenLoggia, the Club of the Venetian Noblemen© Christos Tsoublekas


Loggia, the impressive building that now hosts the Town Hall of Heraklion, used to be the Club of the Venetian Noblemen during the Venetian period. The building as you see it today is the fourth Club of the city, built around 1628 by Franscisco Morosini. The columns of the ground floor are of Doric order, while the ones on the first floor are of Ionian order. Observe the anaglyphs, where the Lion of St. Marco dominates, and do not miss the charming patio inside. If you are lucky, you might encounter one of the many bazaars or events that are organized in the open area, where you can find handmade or second hand goods, or the young breakdancers practicing their figures, usually late in the evening and weekends.