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4 – 5 Hours
9 – 10 Hrs Check In
FLEXIBLE (3 Hrs minim rental) Check Out
The centre of Minoan civilization and capital of Minoan Crete lay 5km south of Heraklion The Minoan palace is the main site of interest at Knossos, an important city in antiquity, which was inhabited continuously from the Neolithic period until the 5th c. AD. The palace was built on the Kephala hill and had easy access to the sea and the Cretan interior. According to tradition, it was the seat of the wise king Minos. The Palace of Knossos is connected with thrilling legends, such as the myth of the Labyrinth, with the Minotaur, and the story of Daidalos and Ikaros.Knossos flourished for approximately two thousand years. It had large palace buildings, extensive workshop installations and luxurious rock-cut cave and tholos tombs. As a major centre of trade and the economy, Knossos maintained ties with the majority of cities in the Eastern Mediterranean.
- Guided tour of the palace of Knossos and modern Heraklion.
- Visit the Archaeological Museum.
- Remarkable archeological remains in ancient Knossos.
- Venetian castle & other top Heraklion sites.
*Also accessible to people with mobility issues
Pick up/Drop off
Fuel & Botled water
Professional tour guide (can be provided upon request)
tickets for points of interest (when required)
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