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Cultural Activities in Crete

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Built over a Neolithic town, The Palace of Knossos represented the ceremonial and political center of Minoan civilization on Crete. English a
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A vanished culture comes alive at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, which holds the remains of the 3,000-year-old Minoan civilization. The mus
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Island
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Fortress Spinalonga sits as a rocky islet floating in the blue waters of the Gulf of Elounda. The region's 16th century Venetian rulers carve
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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Join our small group (up to 8 pax) Walking tour at Knossos palace with a Licensed Tourist Guide.Skip-the-ticket line to enter Knossos Palace.Explore the ancient palace, step into the royal residence and see the Minoan king's throne.Be amazed by the House of the Frescoes and its colorful wall paintings.Learn about the history of the Minoan Civilization, probably the oldest one on the European continent.Please check your location before booking!Crete is divided in four regional units and is approximately 260 km (162 miles) long and 60 km (37 miles) wide. Crete’s four prefectures: from west to east, Chania, Rethymnon, Heraklion, and Lasithi (Elounda, Agios Nikolaos).Knossos palace located at the center of the island (Heraklion). Distance to Knossos palace from:Heraklion center, port or airport (code HER) approx. is 5 km (3 miles or 20 min by car)
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Monastery of Arkadi , Rethymnon
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Resembling a fortress, the Eastern Orthodox Monastery of Arkadi served as an important site of Cretan resistance against the Ottoman rule. Du
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World heritage site · Natural History Museum
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The Natural History Museum of Crete remains dedicated to the plant and animal life of the Eastern Mediterranean region, with an emphasis on G

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