Heraklion Museums - The El Greco Museum in Fodele, Crete is a must-visit destination for art enthusiasts. The museum is housed in a charming stone house located in the quaint village of Fodele, believed to be the birthplace of Domenikos Theotokopoulos, also known as El Greco (1541-1614). Having trained as an icon painter in Crete, El Greco relocated to Toledo in 1577. Here, he fused Spanish culture with his own unique style, which primarily featured the striking use of color and shade. Despite being ahead of his time, El Greco's talent only gained recognition in the 20th century. The museum holds some of his remarkable works for visitors to admire. Additionally, the village of Fodele offers scenic orange groves and is conveniently located just 18 km from Heraklion. Don't miss the chance to experience the magic of El Greco Museum in Fodele, Crete.

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