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Palace of Knossos: Pre-booked e-Ticket with Audio Tour

By Clio Muse PC
Free cancellation available
2h
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Skip the line
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Highlights

  • Enjoy fast track entry with your pre-booked e-ticket

  • Enjoy a digital audio tour on your Android or iOS smartphone

  • Gain valuable insight into the daily lives of ancient Cretan

  • Gaze out on the imposing view of Mount Juktas

  • Follow in the steps of ancients Minoans

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Entrance fee / adult ticket for Knossos

  • What's included

    Pre-booked e-ticket service (ticket sent to your email)

  • What's included

    Activation link to access your audio tour

  • What's included

    Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone (Android & iOS) in English

  • What's included

    Offline content with offline interactive map to avoid roaming charges

  • What's excluded

    Smartphone or headphones

  • What's excluded

    Live Guide

  • What's excluded

    App not compatible with Windows phones

  • What's excluded

    Food and drinks

Know Before You Book

  • This is a combination of a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone (accessible through our app) and an entry ticket for the Knossos.

  • No live guide or meeting point provided.

  • You will receive an email from the local supplier with important ticket & audio instructions.

  • Booking requests received between 22:00 to 7:59 (UTC+02:00) are served from 8.00 and on.

  • EU citizens aged 0-25 are entitled to have free admission tickets. However, they have to wait in line to show ID card or passport.

  • From 1st of April to 31st of October Non-EU citizens, between 6 to 25 years old, upon presentation of their passport, are entitled to 50 percent reduced admission.

  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation

  • You will need storage space on your phone (100-150 MB)

  • Free/reduced admission tickets do not have to skip the line privileges and can only be acquired at the ticket booth on-site.

What you can expect

Enjoy a hassle-free visit to Knossos Palace, one of the oldest and luxurious palaces in the world, provided by a skip-the-line ticket that comes with an immersive self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Put on your headphones and experience your surroundings through the immersive power of storytelling!

Enjoy an exciting visit to Knossos, Crete’s most famous historical attraction with a skip-the-line e-ticket, a compelling audio tour downloadable on your phone and a detailed map of the site. Visit the grand capital of Minoan Crete, located 5 km south of Heraklion, and see the evocative setting with the impressive ruins and the brightly-colored frescoes, come alive through an engaging narrative that sheds light upon various elements of Minoan culture.

The cupbearers and procession frescoes at the South Propylaeum depicting scenes from everyday life and the ceremonial activities in Minoan Crete are a great insight into the aesthetic ideals of the time. Follow the evolution of Minoan fashion, learn about the popular hairstyles of the people and discover the beauty products that they used to touch up their look. At the West Magazines, where the storage facilities of the palace are located, you will gain an understanding of the well-organized bureaucracy that supported the palace organization, the earliest forms of linear writing, as well as the Minoan economy and trade networks. Discover the copy of the “Prince of the Lilies” at the South Entrance Corridor and gaze out on Mount Juktas, perfectly framed by the eroded walls of the palace. Visit the Queen’s Megaron decorated with the famous blue dolphins fresco and equipped with a bathroom and a toilet room where you are going to find out everything about the bath habits in the Minoan era.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Knossos Palace
  • Knossos Knossos 714 09

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • There is no starting point. The tour begins just after the entrance to the archaeological site of Knossos (Knossos 714 09, Greece).
  • Knossos 714 09
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