Heraklion - the capital of Crete, one of the most amazing Greek cities
Heraklion is the capital city of Crete It is also the 5th largest city in Greece and the birthplace of many important Greeks, such as Domenicos Theotokopoulos (El Greco), Nikos Kazantzakis (author of Zorba The Greek, The Last Temptation of Christ, etc), Nobel prize winner and poet Odysseas Elytis and many others.