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“Very Good but dont belive all you see”

The Palace of Knossos
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Ancient Palace of Knossos Tour
Ranked #4 of 84 things to do in Heraklion
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Owner description: These labyrinthine ruins are said to have been home to the monstrous Minotaur, a half-man half-bull creature that devoured young virgins.
Reviewed April 19, 2013

We went here at the end of 2011 .Fantastic place but do get a book and read the history as quite alot of what you see has been made up by the british archeologist who found the ruins even the name minoan has no real meaning its made up, a good guide book will explain all this.
All the real paintings are in the archialogical museum in Herkalion well worth a visit.
Just visit with your eyes open lots of concrete.

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

To see this ruins and pay to get a guided tour is the best history treat you can get yourself. Imagine this amazing place that was built with running bathrooms and state of the art sewer system more than 4,000 years ago will leave you speechless.

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

We had a great visit of this famous archeological site, as at this time of year (April) there are only few visitors.
Even our kids (3,6 and 9) had a great time as some of the palace has been rebuilt so you actually get an image of how it must have looked like.

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Reviewed April 10, 2013

The beautifully preserved Palace of Knossos is one of the most important archaeological discoveries globally. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the cradle of the ancient Minoan civilisation!

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

we went here at 1 pm, and the sun is killing us. They need to do something about the area. There isn't much to see.

Thank Natalien03
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