Irida Family Workshop
Irida Family Workshop
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9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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A local shop behind Astoria Capsis hotel and opposite the archeological museum with traditional handmade pieces from our family workshop and workshops from Greece!!!
Duration: < 1 hour
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  • Juan Luis M
    Oslo, Norway19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best store in town!
    We bought a beautiful handmade bronce sculpture made by Katarina's husband. She was really nice to explain the story of many of the beautiful pieces she has in the store. The only one place were we found handmade pieces and at great prices. Katarina was such a nice host, she made us feel welcome from the beginning and show you how proud she is from her husband's work. Definitely the best place in Heraklion to purchase a beautiful piece as a reminder from your visit!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 August 2023
  • Josh K
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Friendly family with amazing art
    Stopped in the shop and met the family who makes the items in the workshop. Purchased a Cycladic figurine made of marble, very high quality and beautiful pieces of art. Amazing family, very friendly and helped us by recommending some places to visit and a local place to eat that is very high quality and reasonably priced which we made a reservation for. Very much enjoyed discussing how some of the pieces are made and the inspiration for them from the museum and historical objects. Great experience and reasonably priced, stop in!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 1 October 2023
  • Michael M
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Welcoming workshop
    This shop has a terrific location near the archaeology museum and features high-quality reproductions of the treasures in that museum. We bought a lovely bracelet and a ceramic container with a Minoan-style octopus on it. A friend had visited earlier in the year and directed us to Irida. The friendly and welcoming proprietor remembered my friend fondly—this family makes genuine connections with people.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 October 2023
  • Alex
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely, quality crafts shop well worth visiting!
    This is a lovely shop selling actually interesting, quality handicrafts-- not tourist junk. Katerina and her son make many of the items themselves and are lovely people to chat with. I visited with a friend from Heraklion who is knowledgeable about jewelry and he confirmed that their work is good quality, too. Highly recommend for worthwhile souvenirs of Crete!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 October 2023
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Alex
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
This is a lovely shop selling actually interesting, quality handicrafts-- not tourist junk. Katerina and her son make many of the items themselves and are lovely people to chat with. I visited with a friend from Heraklion who is knowledgeable about jewelry and he confirmed that their work is good quality, too. Highly recommend for worthwhile souvenirs of Crete!
Written 23 October 2023
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Michael M
Rolling Meadows, IL6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
This shop has a terrific location near the archaeology museum and features high-quality reproductions of the treasures in that museum. We bought a lovely bracelet and a ceramic container with a Minoan-style octopus on it.

A friend had visited earlier in the year and directed us to Irida. The friendly and welcoming proprietor remembered my friend fondly—this family makes genuine connections with people.
Written 5 October 2023
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Josh K
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Stopped in the shop and met the family who makes the items in the workshop. Purchased a Cycladic figurine made of marble, very high quality and beautiful pieces of art. Amazing family, very friendly and helped us by recommending some places to visit and a local place to eat that is very high quality and reasonably priced which we made a reservation for. Very much enjoyed discussing how some of the pieces are made and the inspiration for them from the museum and historical objects. Great experience and reasonably priced, stop in!
Written 1 October 2023
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Juha K
Ähtäri, Finland4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Very nice souvenier shop near The Archeology Museum. The owners were very friendly and helpful and made us Happy!
Written 26 September 2023
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Danique M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
We bought two selfmade, greekstyle doors here today and we are totally in love with them. Our favorite souvenire to take home after this trip
Written 22 August 2023
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Juan Luis M
Oslo, Norway19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
We bought a beautiful handmade bronce sculpture made by Katarina's husband.
She was really nice to explain the story of many of the beautiful pieces she has in the store.
The only one place were we found handmade pieces and at great prices.
Katarina was such a nice host, she made us feel welcome from the beginning and show you how proud she is from her husband's work.
Definitely the best place in Heraklion to purchase a beautiful piece as a reminder from your visit!
Written 18 August 2023
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Kaspar K
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Amazing shop! The women was very helpful and described all of the meanings of the artefacts that were displayed at the shop. She was also kind enough to support young love by giving me a small discount.
Written 16 July 2023
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Alex K
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
An amazing friendly family business. The shop was filled with top quality items and the owners were happy to explain the origins of the items and were extremely helpful. They helped us choose multiple items to take home as souvenirs. Definitely the place to visit in Heraklion when looking for a souvenir.
Written 22 June 2023
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1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Lovely workshop with great vibes and superb energies. The owner Katrina was very patient and helpful
Written 20 May 2023
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Swan7750
Orlando, FL4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Best selection and quality of our four Greek stops. Bought several items and had them shipped home. Arrived quickly and in great shape. Excellent staff and customer service.
Written 9 May 2023
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IRIDA FAMILY WORKSHOP: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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Irida Family Workshop is open:
  • Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:30



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