Explore the oldest and most intriguing civilization in Europe at Knossos Palace. Trace the footsteps of this trailblazing culture and glimpse into their daily lives with one of our entertaining and knowledgeable professional guides. Learn how the Minoans weren’t actually that different from us today with conveniences like central ventilation, toilets, bathtubs, and even a highly sophisticated sewer system!
Venture through the remnants that were once the home to a thriving city of 50,000 people around 2000 B.C. and ponder its mysterious disappearance. Be captivated by the artistic talent and sheer beauty that still shines from the intricate murals scattered around the palace grounds. Feel the spirit of King Minos as you approach the room of his throne, the oldest one in Europe. Listen to the captivating stories and inspiring legends of myths including the well-known Minotaur and connect deeper into this once flourishing society.
Next we will head over to the archaeological museum of Heraklion and browse through its impressive collection of Minoan artifacts, which is noted to be the most distinguished and complete collection in the world! Once here, you will feel transplanted to another time while viewing their pottery, sculptures, wall paintings and impressive masterpieces. This tour is a “must” for anyone who truly wants to learn the real history of these lands.
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