Gate Bethlehem

more than a year ago
Venetian ancestry is everywhere at a glance in Heraklion. Gate Bethlehem is among the most obvious example of it. Located on the western side of the Venetian Walls, it served as a military gate for centuries and led the way to Bethlehem Bastion the cannons were situated. In recent years, the hallways of the Bethlehem Gatevide were turned into art gallery hosting the exhibition „Return to Motherland,“ dedicated to the renowned painter El Greco who was born on the island.


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