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"Loggia" (the aristocrat's club) is located at 25th August 1898 Street in Heraklion. It was constructed in 1628 by Francisco Morosini. It was a public building where the nobles and officials used to gather and while away their time discussing financial, mercantile and political matters of local concern. "Loggia" is decorated with uniquely sculpted coats of arms, trophies and metopes. During the Turkish Occupation, it served as the Seat of the utmost clerk in charge of the financial subjects, as well as of the Secretary of Istambul. Today, "Loggia" houses the City Council and part of the municipal services of Iraklio.

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Comments (10)

loamvalley on December 4, 2012

Great symmetric view from shadow to light -- LIKE3 and best regards again, Felix

Joli Harsányi on December 5, 2012

I am glad you liked it - thank you Felix! With best wishes, Joli

Zdzisław Barut on February 9, 2014

Wonderful composition. Like. Greetings, Zdzisław

Joli Harsányi on February 10, 2014

Thank you very much Zdzisław! Best regards, Joli

hryckiewicz gr on September 11, 2014

Piękne wnętrze i foto. LIKE / Grażyna

Joli Harsányi on September 12, 2014

I am so pleased that you like this photo, thank you Grażyna! Greetings, Joli

Christos Theodorou on January 21, 2015

Very beautiful photo. Greetings!

Joli Harsányi on January 22, 2015

Thank you very much Christos. Greetings, Joli

Jurgis Karnavicius on December 12, 2015

Great perspective and light Joli, L+F ! Greetings, Jurgis

Joli Harsányi on December 13, 2015

Great pleasure to know that you like this photo and you chose favorited - thank you very much Jurgis. Would be nice taking a walk again at 25th August Street in Heraklion... Greetings, Joli

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 3, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Joli Harsányi
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix S5600
    • Taken on 2005/05/29 08:47:40
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash