Heraklion - Knossos

6 km south to Heraklion. With no doubt, Knossos is the most important archaeological place of the island.

It includes the ruins of the tubes and luxurious Minoan palace which was built in the middle of a big city.

The first palace was built around 2000 B.C.

The systematic excavation was started by Arthur Evans from England in 1900.

He also did some restorations. Spacious yards, apartments, huge halls, settlements, vestibules, laboratories, cisterns, throne’s room, queen’s mansion, treasury, storehouses are some of the places that everyone can visit.

Around the palace are additionally some other Minoan edifices:

The Small Palace,

the Karavan Serai,

the High Priest’s House,

Minoan grave and last but not least

the Royal Manor House.  



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