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busy street worth a look

lots of traditional tourist & jewelery shops here very narrow & busy when we visited but i would go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lesley M
Many shops

This is a pedestrian walk between the fortress and the morosini fountain. It is filled with many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

lots of traditional tourist & jewelery shops here very narrow & busy when we visited but i would go again

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you like shopping. Must say shops in Crete do sell more interesting stuff than elsewhere in the world. The6 do have products made locally.

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 1 week ago

25th of August Street (25is Avgoustou) was named such after a religiously driven slaughter on the feast of St Titus, 25th of August 1898. Nowadays it’s a full on tourist trap running from the Dolphin Roundabout across from the fortress down to Lions Square. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to walk and see souvenirs, but be aware of scams and cheating (overpriced goods and cheating so bad that my wallet refused to open for hours)!

Thank marcin w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pedestrian walk between the fortress and the morosini fountain. It is filled with many shops and restaurants. It is nice walk

Thank perakash
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Many shops and boutiques with everything you want to bring home ( magnets, Tshirts, olive soaps, virgin olive oil ) etc.2-3 Tavermas also Just pedestrian ! From the Venetian port to Morosini fountain . Some banks also !

Thank fantueng
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The Pedestrian street connects the Venetian Port to the Morosini Fountain. Nice buildings and several souvenir shops.

Thank KarinAndFilip
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Every city in the world has one street that is iconic of the life people lead there. In Heraklion, this is 25th August Street, the central pedestrian boulevard lined with chic boutiques, souvenir and coffee shops, and epic architecture from the past. From the famous...More

1  Thank Phil B
Reviewed 14 June 2018

25th of August Street is a pedestrian street, the most popular in Heraklion. It's a lively, busy avenue, with all kinds of souvenir shops, banks, trendy bars, and fish tavernas as you approach the Old Venetian Harbor. This is where you will find some of...More

Thank Mihaela L
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

A nice change from the hustle and bustle of the shops and restaurants. A beautiful scenic walk by the water especially during the sunset.

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