History and Culture , Architecture , Palaces and Forts , Day Trips
Knossos is Europe's oldest city and a major attraction in Crete, host millions of tourists a year. Old Palace, throne rooms, frescoes, paintings and many artifacts are the major attraction here.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: may - october .
access_time Timing:
8:00 - 19:00 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 2 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: € null
info Tips: Bring water and sun had during summer as the heat is intense here.
Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and the second most popular tourist attraction in Greece. Minoan Palace at Knossos is the biggest attraction on Crete and good for half a day tour. Some of the rooms here have been recreated to give an impression of the scale and grandness of the palace.
Highlights: 
- Grand Staircase leading to the royal chambers
- The Shield frescoes behind the characteristic Minoan columns
- Storage Magazine of the West wing with pithoi
- Irrigation drain
- Artifacts:Bull's Head, The Snake Goddess figurine, Dancing girl fresco, Bull Games, Dolphins wall painting

Location

Knosos Iraklio Greece 714 09
City center: Crete Region
Nearest airport: Chania International Airport "Ioannis Daskalogiannis"

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