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The History Museum in Herakleion contains the only work by El Greco in Crete, View of Mount Sinai and from St Catherine's Monastery (c 1570); a reconstruction of a chapel incorporating murals and frescoes typical of Byzantine art from the mid-14C; sculptures from St Titus' Basilica at Agía Triáda; Venetian and Turkish tomb stones, and a variety of objects related to the history of Crete.

Useful Information

  • Address : 27 av. Sofokli/7 r. Kalokairinou GR - 712 02 Irákleio712 02Irákleio
  • Phone : 281 028 3219
  • Website :
  • Prices : 5 €

Opening hours :

  • Apr-Oct: telephone for timetable; rest of year: 8.30am-3pm

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