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It's €15 whether or not you want the twinned free entry to the Museum in town. 65+ however will get in for €8 provided you show your passport or photo driving licence. Plenty of shade on site and a fair way of spending a couple...More
Ruins being ruins.. we went without much expectations. In fact, the restoration of certain areas helped us to visualize better and having visited the museum prior to this, it also helped us appreciate the history and key artifacts better.
After reading the reviews, we went on a group tour with a guide for an additional 10 euros each and were pleased we did. The ruins wouldn’t have made much sense otherwise. You may have to wait for 15-20 mins until there enough people in...More
The palace is very interesting, but unfortunately there are only ruins. On these ruins are built fake remains of the built thousands of years ago.
The archaeological museum of Heraklion is much, much more interesting.
Me and my wife take a daytrip to Knossos to see this important archeological/Historical place in the world. The Minoan society where here around 1700 - 1500 BC and this was a rebuilt from the first palace which was established in 1900 BC. there is...More
We decided to get a guide who also jumped the que for our entry tickets. She explained so much of the history, relevance and mythology associated with this site well worth the extra cost.
This civilisation predates the ancient Greeks by a couple of thousand...More
If you like your history a must visit but it does get very crowded and very hot. There is little left of the original palace but it is 4000 years old. It is partially rebuilt to show how it was and realty dies give you...More
Today we bought tickets,
on the signs there were written "Students from EU free from admisson", "Students outside EU - reduced admission" both had to show their student IDs. The lady behind the ticket desk said ISIC is not accepted as an student ID. I...More
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It is very easy. You also have city bus buses, express buses that go directly. You do not need a particular guide or tour guide. There are guides outside the palace, various nationalities to explain the history and the halls... More
It is very easy. You also have city bus buses, express buses that go directly. You do not need a particular guide or tour guide. There are guides outside the palace, various nationalities to explain the history and the halls of the palace, but also outside of each room, there is a signpost that writes information.