Crete Aquarium is located near the city of Heraklion, covers an area of about 5000m2 and is part of the Thalassocosmos, where there is a research center equipped with technological equipment, educational and entertainment facilities. Both centers because of their size and their unique design are among the largest of their kind in the entire Mediterranean. When you arrive, you will be impressed with the modern building, its architecture resembles a ship directed towards the western horizon of the sea. The trip will roughly take about an hour, and more if you intend to explore all the exhibits.