Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), Heraklion

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Relax by Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), the ornate Venetian fountain that serves as the picturesque meeting point of the city. Featuring four lions with water gushing from their mouths, the fountain was constructed to supply Heraklion with unlimited drinking water. The basin stands on a circular base that is composed of eight lobes, making it easy for multiple people to fill their water jars simultaneously. The lobes feature relief scenes from Greek mythology, primarily Tritons, dolphins, nymphs, and mythical water beings. Plan your visit to Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain) and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Heraklion vacation builder .
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  • It is a colorful fountain located in the heart of the city and very close to the famous Museum of Archaeology. It is on one of the most commercial avenues in Heraklion. It dates back to the time of the Middle Ages.
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  • If you are in Heraklion don't miss to make a picture. Around this place you will find a lot of possibilities to have a nice coffee, try the frape, or have a lunch.  more »
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  • Nice fountain in the Centre of the capital city Heraklion. Lots of tourists. Nice places to have a drink or have an ice cream at the Ben and Jerry ice salon. Near by the old market you find every Saturday and near by stores like H&M and Tally Weijl. Great place to relax after a shopping spree ;)
  • Crete. You have to see it. Very friendly people, magnificent views and architecture, the food, what can I say, you have to go there. Even better than mainland Greece.
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