The geographical position of Nea Alikarnassos, its rich cultural heritage, the youth of its population, the intense developmental prospects especially in the secondary and third sector as well as the active character of its residents, are the municipality''s strongest advantages.
Alikarnassos municipality is located on the north developmental axis of Heraklion''s Building Complex which is characterized by an intense habitation development. It is found at the east gate of the town of Heraklion but it is also the gate to the cosmopolitan airport Nikos Kazatzakis. Thus, due to its important location Nea Alikarnassos has become a pole of attraction for tourism and financial development.
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The opening of the coast road on the north of the municipality insures the presence of an important number of visitors all year round. Much tourist activity is also observed during the yearly cultural events (winter and summer cultural events). The intense development of the third sector resulted in a important number of visitors using the restaurants and taverns of our area.