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PALACE OF KNOSSOS
PALACE OF KNOSSOS
Private Guided Tour to Knossos Palace and Zeus Cave from Elounda
Palace of Knossos Guided Tour
E-tickets and audio tours for Minoan gems of Heraklion
Guided Tour to Knossos Palace & Heraklion
Combo: Knossos Palace & Heraklion Archaeological Museum Tickets with Audio Guide
Combo: Knossos Palace & Heraklion Archaeological Museum Tickets with Audio Guide

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Prepare to visit two of the top archaeological attractions of Crete – the Palace of Knossos and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Enjoy a captivating self-guided audioguide tour at both locations. Heraklion Archaeological Museum At the center of Minoan art and historic preservation, this museum experience is sure to enthrall you with one-of-a-kind exhibits, artifacts, frescoes, and more. Your audio guide not only has history and facts but also includes more than 80 stories about the Minoan era. Built between 1904 - 1907, the Museum houses the most valuable pieces of Cretan prehistory and history in the world, spanning 5,500 years old. Some of the figurines you’ll see include Seated Female Figurine, Snake Goddess figurines – a group of ancient sculptures excavated in 1903 in the Minoan palace at Knossos – The Poppy Goddess, and more. Other significant artifacts you simply can’t miss are the Golden Bee Pendant, Phaistos Disc, Minos Ring, and Stone Bull’s Head Rhyton, etc. Priceless frescoes include the Bull-Leaping Fresco, Blue Bird Fresco, The Cup Bearer, Prince of the Lillies, and more. Knossos Palace Discover the ancient Minoan capital of Knossos through immersive storytelling and a wonderfully informative audio guide. The Knossos Palace is not only one of the most luxurious palaces in the world but also one of the oldest ones. Start the tour by exploring the South Propylaeum which depicts the scenes of everyday life and activities in Minoan Crete. Follow the evolution of Minoan fashion as you learn about the hairstyles and beauty products that were used. Head onto the West Magazines where the storage facilities of the palace are located. Get to know about the well-organized bureaucracy and the trade networks of the Minoan economy which supported the palace organization. At the South Entrance Corridor, gaze out at Mount Juktas and discover a copy of the Prince of the Lilies. Find out everything about the bath habits in the Minoan era as you visit the Queen’s Megaron which is beautifully decorated with blue dolphin frescoes.
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