Set right at the Heraklion, the Lion Square (or Liondaria) is one of the most beautiful structures within the city. Called also Morosini Fountain after the Italian governor – the last Venetian ruler before Ottoman Turks took the city in 1669. A lot of cafes, fast-food stores, and restaurants are located around the are of Lion Square. The fountain is a favorite spot for appointments for the local people. The renewed famous Handakos Street is linked to the Liondaria.