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The Palace of Knossos

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The Palace of Knossos

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Knosos, Crete 714 09 Greece
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Snorkeling is very relaxing and at the same time a very exciting activity which is suitable for all ages. Join us in a daily (morning or afternoon) guided “snorkeling” trip, take the mask, fins, snorkel and shorty wet suit from us, board on our 10 meters shady rib boat and take the chance to relax watching the marine life of our island. <br><br>We visit always two different spots with a lot of marine life, such as caves and an open water area always depends on the weather conditions
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cealz_13 wrote a review Oct 12
London, United Kingdom36 contributions5 helpful votes
It has always been my dream to come to Crete for the myth of the Minotaur. And this place didn't disappoint. We were advised to go on a cool day as the site is quite open, with little shade. I enjoyed the reconstructed parts of buildings as you get a feel of how the buildings would have looked like and just how big the place would have been. There are a few steps to climb here and there and uneven surfaces but it's to be expected. We arrived and chose to have a private tour with another couple from England, a tour of 1h30 for an added 20€ each on top of the entrance ticket of 15€ each, a little pricey, but worth it as this was the point of the trip. On top of it our tour guides name was Ariadne, so couldn't have been more perfect!! She really took her time to explain and was so passionate to really put us in the times of the minoan civilisation. We learnt so many things through Ariadne as she also brought a folder of extra images and facts not shown on the boards around the site. We were also recommend to go to the archaeological site in Heraklion for an added 5€ on top (Also worth the visit to put it all into context). Ariadne also treated us with the stories of the Minotaurs during our stay. She had done us a deal for 15€ each, however by the end we decided to pay the full amount as she was so good! A must see when in Crete if you're into the historical parts of a country!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Florian254 wrote a review Oct 8
Norddeutschland1,318 contributions647 helpful votes
This is one of the starting points of our modern civilization so if you are in the area you certainly should not miss it. In a very nice landscape these ruins represent the oldest civilization on the Europen continent which was able to build large cities of mansion houses and developed writing, trade, bureaucracy... yes, it is sunny (hardly she at ell), some reconstructions are artificial and yes, a guided tour is much needed as the explanations leave a lot to be desired but all in all, just go there, listen to the stories and always remember: The Athenians, when they invited the story of Daedalus and Ikarus were as far apart form that time, as we are from Karl the great.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Natalia C wrote a review Oct 3
106 contributions5 helpful votes
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It is a travel back to the ancient years and a life changing expierience.The buildings full of colors are amazing.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Alexandra B wrote a review Oct 2
Rye, United Kingdom21 contributions6 helpful votes
This is an amazing place. Some of the reconstruction, although made with good intention, spoils it a little. Nevertheless it is thought provoking that it was built 7000 years ago.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Laura B wrote a review Sep 2020
26 contributions1 helpful vote
The most important thing is that you should book a guided tour. Then it is very interesting and every „stone“ gets a meaning. If you try to do it on your own than it is probably quite boring because there are just ruins and a few informations on some plates. The tour guides where very professional and worth the money!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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