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Early April is an excellent time to visit Knossos. It's not at all crowded, so it's easy to stop and look at the different areas of the palace. There are useful information boards dotted about the site. The only reason I gave four stars instead...More
Our guide was very knowledgeable and lovely. she knew how to take us through and avoid the crowds. the excavated parts were impressive and later enhanced with a visit to the museum where the actual pottery, mosaics and statues are on display. The innovations by...More
Absolutely astonishing place. Don't expect to spend less than 3 hours there. They are very honest about Arthur Evans's reconstructions and interpretations, but that takes nothing away from the impact of the sophistication of the layout and what went on there. Then tie it in...More
Despite the ethnocentric interference of Evans, the impressive aspects of the Minoan civilization emerge from this impressive site. Worth a trip to understand what influenced the ancient Greeks who came along about 1800 years after the Minoans
Put this on your bucket list if you are coming to Crete in your next holiday! Easy to get to, easy to navigate through and very well documents the Historical period! If you live history, this is a must to go see!
Fantastic site, so technically advanced for the time, to be where so many famous people from the past were. We were told that it had the oldest road in Europe at 2500 BC. Possibly the oldest road but considering the descendants of Keret, from Phoenicia...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.