Crete
Crete Video Guide

Knossos is considered one of the best places to visit in Greece

Crete | The Knossos Palace in Heraklion

No visit to Crete is complete, of course, without a trip to the Minoan palace at Knossos. The partly-restored palace is what's left of the headquarters of the Minoan civilization that flourished in Crete in the second millennium BC. The remarkable civilization that grew up in and around Knossos included refinements such as indoor plumbing and a high degree of artistic excellence which you can see in the preserved frescoes. The civilization based at Knossos maintained a powerful navy that made it the ruler of the eastern Mediterranean. It's intriguing that the discovery of the palace at Knossos is just over a century old, the result of the labours of a British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans. The palace and its contents give you a vivid picture of what life was like in that long-ago era. Knossos palace lies just five kilometres south of Heraklion. There's a regular and frequent city bus service, and it's not far to take a taxi.

Back to the list
Booking.com
mygreece.tv About us | myGreece.tv

myGreece.tv is a travel video guide that provides information about the top travel destinations in Greece.  It gives to the traveller through small video presentations, information of the history, the things to do, the sightseeing and the attractions, the must things to visit revealing the destination's ambiance ! Great way to see it all, when you want to have vacations in Greece ! Our team in a weekly basis adds videos in the destinations. There are more destinations coming...!

 

 

Follow us

mygreece.tv facebook mygreece.tv twitter mygreece.tv instagram bookmark mygrece.tv youtube