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Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain)

Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“meeting point” (21 reviews)
“bougatsa” (13 reviews)
“lions square” (12 reviews)
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Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A Venetian monument which recalls the 4 centuries long rule of Venice in Crete before the long siege and finally fall to the Ottoman Turks. Locals and tourists alike enjoy refreshments or a meal in the surrounding cafes and indulge in people watching. A very...More

Thank AnnaMarkodi
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful fountain water feature with carved lions in the town centre. Best to come early morning for photos, before the crowds arrive.

Thank MarcoPoloScotland
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot that had an old band playing when I was there. Very fun and relaxing atmosphere. Only downside is the people who approach you and relentlessly try to sell you "authentic" sunglasses and other crap

Thank Felix D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The fountain is surrounded bu food, lots to see or eat. It may be ancient but the fountain itself is very unimpressive, apart from age. Water dribbles out as if to indicate what it used to do a long time ago. Not one to go...More

Thank Lbp121
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go early & you may get the square to yourself & enjoy the fountain. Any other time & it's buzzing, surrounded by bars etc It has a lovely atmosphere though & the noise of the fountain makes you feel cooler than you probably are!

Thank Dinah G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You ll love it as a part of your walk in Heraklion go sit and relax have a drink and take a look on it quick and simple but u ll love and the good thing it's for free .

Thank MontherYASEEN
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat by the fountain, serenaded by musicians, watching tumblers perform, and eating crepes and waffles that were delicious. You do get pressured to buy things from the occasional trader, but mostly it is a lovely spot for lunch.

Thank Claire R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice fountain, lovely lions, one of the most popular places in Iraklion. On the way from Venetian harbour. It is possible to say that is a heart of the city.

Thank irbisek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very nice looking and a good place to observe Venetian architecture. The condition is good and hard to take a picture as it is surrounded by modern buildings.

Thank Yali L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to meet friends. Surrounded by restaurants, cafes and museums. Everything you need is within 30 feet of the fountain. A great place to get a hotel near.

Thank Mac R
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