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Beautiful architecture and an excellent backdrop to a light lunch

Visited as part of a trip to the old town of Heraklion. This building and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
TheRestlessTraveller
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Northop Hall, United Kingdom
The Venetian Loggia

Located on August 25th street. The Loggia was constructed by Francesco Morosini (who also built... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
KarinAndFilip
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Eeklo, Belgium
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25th Avgoustou, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an attractive building on the main street in Heraklion. The façade is not big but still impressive with with portico style arches and walkways. I believe this was once the town hall.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good one on the main street. I would recommend touching the south wall with your left hand exactly at noon time. I did that and later I lost 10 Euro, but it is highly likely that I would lose 15 if the touching thing is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of the loggia is wrong in this app, it's confounded with Agios Titus, even the pictures are a mix!

Thank Sebastian M
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Visited as part of a trip to the old town of Heraklion. This building and the surrounding cloistered walkway are an excellent distraction from all the noise and bustle of the area round it. It is well maintained and offers interesting and dramatic photographs whether...More

Thank TheRestlessTraveller
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Impressive building in the city centre. One of the things you will remember the most. Take your time for a proper look.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Located on August 25th street. The Loggia was constructed by Francesco Morosini (who also built thte Morosini Fountain) in 1626-28. Today it is housing the Town Hall.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

The Loggia, built in Venetian days in between 1626-1628, is one of Heraklion's most famous historic attractions. The architecture of the city hall is wonderful, if not awe-inspiring. For those walking down Heraklion's most visited street, it's impossible to miss. The building is a fascinating...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 14 June 2018

One of the most beautiful edifices on the 25th August Street in the tourist heart of Heraklion, the Loggia currently houses the Town Hall of the city. It is very close to the picturesque Morosini Fountain. It was built in 1628 by Francesco Morosini, the...More

Thank Mihaela L
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

A great place for photos while visiting Heraklion. Make sure to walk inside and look up all Doric style details on the top floor of this magnificient building.

Thank Powerargie1
Reviewed 9 June 2018

The Venetians used to build a luxurious building in each of their cities, where the nobles could pleasantly spend their time and socialize. In Heraklion, they built the Loggia (meaning Noble Club) which is now on August 25 Street. The Loggia is considered one of...More

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