Cretaquarium, located in the coastal town of Gournes near Heraklion, stands as a premier marine exhibit that plunges visitors into the mesmerizing underwater world of the Mediterranean. As one of the largest aquariums in Europe, Cretaquarium offers a captivating journey through the diverse marine ecosystems surrounding Crete. With an impressive variety of over 2,000 marine organisms and 200 different species, the aquarium provides a unique opportunity to observe the rich biodiversity of the Mediterranean Sea. Visitors can witness majestic sharks, graceful rays, and colorful schools of fish gliding through the expansive tanks, while interactive displays and educational presentations offer insights into marine conservation efforts. The immersive experience at Cretaquarium allows both young and old to gain a deeper appreciation for the wonders of the sea, making it a must-visit destination for those seeking to explore the mysteries of underwater life while visiting the island of Crete.

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Heraklion-Market-Creta Aquarium Excursion

Heraklion-Market-Creta Aquarium Excursion

Heraklion Center - Local Market - CretAquarium
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