"Rodon Amaranton" (18th Century) and Kapralos' Pieta|Tsarouchis' “The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian”|The self-lit icons seem to float in a fully black background

Six centuries of religious art, plus half a century of Modern Greek art at the Historical Museum of Crete

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We were lucky enough to enjoy a private tour at the two new exhibitions of the Historical Museum of Crete -before the official opening on…
The mural over Lakkos Square, by Mathew Halpin||||||||

The Lakkos Project: from oblivion to creation

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The narrow lanes of Lakkos - the erstwhile infamous district of Heraklion - are recently witnessing an unusual activity: a new initiative that became known…
The bench of the cooperative 'Apo Koinou'|So many carob products!|Alternative musical instruments by Sifis|Sifis posing with his creations

A feast of the commons in Heraklion!

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Benches and tents lie on the ground dismantled and Georgiadis park gradually returns to its regular state. We can’t say the same for us though!…

The German guy who loves Heraklion City (video)

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And not only for its beautiful places, its culture and its well known hospitality of the inhabitants...

Dan Perjovschi, timelessness, ephemerality and "Mesogeios"

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Dan Perjovschi is an artist whose work has been exhibited in the most important Biennale festivals and some of the greatest museums and art galleries…
Colorful interiors||||

Chronaki House: A noble house without nobles

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Lost in oblivion, the magnificent Chronaki House begs for your attention! 
Our summer addiction within the walls - literally!||

Summer cinema in the bastion of Bethlehem

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An open cinema within the Venetian walls: our summer addiction
Φάτε μάτια (κι όχι μόνο) ψάρια!

The Open Air Markets of Heraklion

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Apart from the charity and art bazaars that sprout every once in a while in parks and squares, the permanent bazaars were always here as…