Built over a Neolithic town, The Palace of Knossos represented the ceremonial and political center of Minoan civilization on Crete. English archaeologist Arthur Evans made his name by working on the excavation and partial restoration of this ancient palace for over three decades, beginning in 1900. The palace complex contains a maze of living spaces, workshops, banquet halls, shrines, and storerooms, built around a central square sometime between 2000 and 1350 BCE. To gain a glimpse into the wealth and sophistication of the Minoan culture, hop on a bus in nearby Heraklion and join a guided tour of the palace's labyrinthine corridors, so vast they gave rise to the popular legend of King Minos and the Minotaur. To plan Knosos vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
Tours to The Palace of Knossos
Ancient Palace of Knossos Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $57
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Full-Day Knossos And Heraklion Tour From Chania BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $41
Duration: 12 hours
The Palace of Knossos Reviews
E' stato bello e interessante visitare il palazzo di Gnosso, soprattutto perché c'erano pezzi ancora in piedi. more »It was nice and interesting to visit the palace of Gnosso, especially since there were pieces still standing.
Activité correspondant tout à fait aux amoureux d'histoire. Nous avons pris la visite guidée. Un peu trop long à mon goût et celui des enfants (presque 2 heures). Après il s'agit d'un site historique ... more »An activity that is very much in line with history lovers. We took the guided tour. A little too long for my taste and that of the children (almost 2 hours). After it is a historical and mythical site (legend of the minotaur) so interesting to see.
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