We went on a guided tour, a must see if you like history and archeology. The story behind it was amazing. I would recommend that is you go buy the combined ticket for the palace and the museum as is cheaper that way. The entrance...More
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Cheap entry and personal tour guides available on the gate. These guides were not in uniform and it was hard to know whether they were official or self appointed. No signs for price and duration so we declined. Overhearing one,,as we walked round, they did...More
I first visited the Palace 30 years ago, then nothing was cordoned off and the site was much quieter and smaller . In July 2016 I revisited, and clearly a lot of excavation has revealed an impressive site and it is amazing, you really get...More
I wasn't sure what to expect after reading some of the reviews, but we spent an enjoyable couple of hours there with our two young children. We took our pushchair which is quite light, and found we could get around a fair amount of the...More
Fascinating look at Minoan .history.The site is very large and the ground is very uneven. There is very little shade and it can be extremely hot so a hat ,water and decent foot wear are essential.There are some lovely frescoes but most treasures are in...More
This was interesting,if you are so into the history, had a dig abit ourselves, which we do not mind doing, as it was not informative enough, make sure you have your camera at the ready for some interesting pics.
Fantastic historical location easily accessible. Reasonably priced with children. Shouldn't miss the opportunity to see the extremely ancient anthropological museum. Parking is close. Be careful of the terrain and wear proper shoes as one can easily trip.