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A day mixed of history and modern life in the city of Heraklion!
Literally step back in time at the ancient Palace of Knossos located in Heraklion City and re-live the oldest civilization of Europe. Exploring and seeing how the Minoan Civilization lived their day-to-day life at the palace, seeing the vivid frescoes, the famous labyrinth, King Minos’ throne and much more.
A visit to the Archaeological Museum of Crete in the heart of Heraklion city to see artifacts preserved from the Palace of Knossos, their daily tools, jewelry, pottery, the known masterpieces of Minoan art. In addition, the Phaistos Disc which is one of the most iconic artifacts of the Minoan Civilization. An unforgettable experiene and must see while in Heraklion!
Explore the shops, café’s, walk to the famous Koules Fortress, walk into the local churches of the city, visit the old “agora” for traditional Cretan goods, herbs, spices. Enjoy a traditional lunch or meze in the old “agora” or wherever you please, we have list of spots from our Cretizen experts.
Please contact us and a local Cretizen expert will answer any of your questions on this day out! If you would like to mix and match this day and add a village tour instead of the Museum visit, please contact us. Price varies with changes and requests.
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