The "Thalassokosmos" (= aqua world) aquarium in Crete, a completely new aquarium, located at the village of Gournes, on the grounds of the former American military base which was closed 11 years ago, on a 73.8 hectares plot, some 15 kilometers east from Heraklion on the way to Agios Nikolaos.

The exhibition of sea life found in the Mediterranean Sea consists of 1,500 sea creatures, opened on December 2005, contributing to research and education as well as offering entertainment to the public. more........