Tickets for Knossos Palace & Archaeological Site

Visit the home of the Minotaur at this ancient Greek wonder

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Last admission: 30 minutes before closing
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Archaeological Site ticket
Entrance to the Minoan Palace of Knossos

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  • Roam the 9,000-year-old ruins of what was once the center of the Bronze Age civilization in Greece
  • Discover more about the Minoans and the rich tales they weaved about the Minotaur and his labyrinth
  • Follow in the footsteps of renowned archaeologist, Arthur Evans, and marvel at the rebuilt Minoan palace

Any lover of Greek mythology will find themselves lost in wonder as they walk where legends were created. The Minoan civilization lasted for close to two millennia, but what we may remember most is the tale of the Minotaur's labyrinth.

Along with classical stories, with these Knossos Palace tickets, you'll be able to walk the archaeological site and see the reconstructed palace housing the intact throne of King Minos, the first king of Crete. Knossos Palace & Archaeological Site tickets guarantee a history fix, and a fascinating adventure.

Archaeological work reveals that Knossos dates back to the Neolithic period, and the city is thought to have been the largest during Bronze Age Europe.

Knossos' importance to the development of early civilizations can't be underplayed. Snap up these Knossos Palace tickets and let your mind wander as you per up close at stone carvings that date back thousands of years. Your imagination will come alive with the events that transpired here – both in daily life and in legend!

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  • The Archaeological Site is only 5 kilometers from Heraklion you can take a car or the bus that leaves from Heraklion bus station. There's free parking near the site's entrance.
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 20:00
Sunday 08:30 - 17:00
Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Palace of Knossos
Φειδίου 8, Iraklio 714 09, Knossos
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  • Cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit and get a full refund. Select a refundable ticket during checkout
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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3 reviews
David,  United States United States
23 Sep 2023
A good full day tour. Be aware that at the end/lunchtime you will stop at a carpet weaving facility and encounter a high pressure sales environment. You can say no, but it is part of the deal.
Knossos Palace & Archaeological Site: Skip The Line
Gimenez,  Spain Spain
12 Aug 2023
Just amazing! Cannot believe the Minoian just cracked…. The palace and surroundings just show how developed that society was. Totally unforgettable! 100% recommended if you are in Crete!
Knossos Palace & Archaeological Site: Skip The Line
Rod,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
06 Sep 2023
Interesting trip - pre booking tickets with Tiqets avoided around 40 minutes in the queue
Arriving early around 9.30 also avoided most of the crowds and allowed the site to be seen at its...
Interesting trip - pre booking tickets with Tiqets avoided around 40 minutes in the queue
Arriving early around 9.30 also avoided most of the crowds and allowed the site to be seen at its best
Worth a trip
Knossos Palace & Archaeological Site: Skip The Line

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