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Knossos Palace

The Palace of Knossos

The palace of Knossos is the largest and longest-lived Minoan palace in Crete. It is located approximately 6 km. southeast of Heraklion on Kefala hill and really worth a visit!

The brilliant Minoan palace is undoubtedly the most impressive find of the ancient city, which was built in two phases, in 1900 BC. and 1700-1450 BC. and has an area of 22,000 sq.m.

The palace of Knossos hides many secrets… The Royal residences, the unique works of art such as frescoes and mosaics as well as the details of daily Minoan life can be seen at every point of the archaeological site. The rich history of Knossos will fascinate you and your visit there will cause you insurmountable awe.

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