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As if this island didn’t have enough history

Travelling around Crete you can’t fail to see that it is an island steeped in history from every... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Northop Hall, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

We got the local bus from HERAKLION station for only 2.30 euros straight to knossos very easy every... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
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Aug 10, 2018
“As if this island didn’t have enough history”
Oct 23, 2018
“Roan rather tha Greek this time”
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92 Main Road, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

These remains are ll around the resort and have limited or no information at the sites. You have to use your imagination to work out what they are. Access is not permitted so views are from behind a chain link fence.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Travelling around Crete you can’t fail to see that it is an island steeped in history from every period from early Neolithic to more recent occupation by invaders Asian and European. So it is that it’s no surprise that the island has it’s Roman phase...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

The Palace ruins site is large and easy to get around. There is lots of information about what different areas looked like, what it was used for etc. We took the local bus from Heraklion bus station, they leave every 30 minutes and it's the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

You must visit when in Crete. Stayed in hersonnis and only to an hour to get there. Can spend at least two hours there. Wear a hat can get extremely hot.take lots to drink.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Susan G
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

If you walk out of old Hersenossis down hill take the first left turn and keep walking down hill. It will be on the left opposite Pallatia hotel hop over the fence and your in it. It looks like it was a building plot that...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Matthew P
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We got the local bus from HERAKLION station for only 2.30 euros straight to knossos very easy every 15 mins. The remains are very interesting and there is information everywhere plus lots of shady spots and benches to take a rest. Well worth paying for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

Worth a visit but can get busy. Interesting insight into how early civilisations lived and survived. But very hot in the sun. Not much shade.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sareyg11
Reviewed November 8, 2016

The Roman were in Crete 67 before J.C. so this ruins are very interesting, to see columns, rest of an Apollo temple, you hear the singing birds between foundations of houses and an entrance hall of a basilika, and you see flowering exotic flowers.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed October 26, 2016

If you are interested in archaeology then this is great, but its a great walk around a beautiful area anyway. Lots of points to take selfies, you could take a guide or like us just read the information signs put there!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank aa112288
Reviewed October 22, 2016

we went ther by car and spent quiet a long time visiting all the main attractions. was very very good/ the weather was nice so we enjoid

Date of experience: October 2016
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September 3, 2016|
Response from Philip E | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Sorry cannot help much. We were taken there by some acquaintances and I never took much notice of the opening times.