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Knosos in Heraklion, Crete, Greece
 

Palace of Knossos

Main Visitor's Route

 
 
<u>Palace of Knossos</u> Main Visitor's Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 21, 2015
1. Palace of Knossos Main Visitor's Route Marker
Inscription. English Text:

1. West Court
2. "Kouloures"
3. "West Porch"
4. "Processional Causeway"
5. "South House"
6. "South Propylaeum"
7. "West Magazines"
8. "Throne Room"
9. "Tripartite Shrine"
10. Central Court
11. Copy of the "Prince of the Lilies" fresco
12. "Grand Staircase"
13. "Shrine of the Double Axes"
14. "Queen's Megaron"
15. "Hall of the Double Axes"
16. "Lapidary's Workshop" and "School room"
17. "Magazine of the Giant Pithoi"
18. "Corridor of the Draught-board"
19. "North Entrance"
20. "Customs House"
21. "North Lustral Basin"
22. "Theatre"
 
Location. 35° 17.885′ N, 25° 9.731′ E. Marker is in Knosos, Crete, in Heraklion. Marker can be reached from Dedalou south of Glafkou, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located on the island of Crete, just south of the capital city of Heraklion, in the Palace of Knossos archaeological park, and you must be walking on the grounds of the archaeological park in oder to see this marker. Marker is in this post office area: Knosos, Crete 714 09, Greece.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Kouloures" (here, next to this marker); Conservation - restoration of the "West Magazines"
<u>Palace of Knossos</u> Main Visitor's Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 21, 2015
2. Palace of Knossos Main Visitor's Route Marker
Close-up view, that is displayed on the marker, of a map of the archaeological park, showing the tour route for the visitor to follow, and naming the locations of specific ruins in the archaeological park, for the visitors to view.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The work of the Knossos Scientific Committee on the Palace and the archaeological site (within shouting distance of this marker); West Magazines (within shouting distance of this marker); "Piano Nobile" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Theatral Area", "Royal Road" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Throne Room" (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); West Wing (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knosos.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
<u>Palace of Knossos</u> Main Visitor's Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 21, 2015
3. Palace of Knossos Main Visitor's Route Marker
View of the marker and the landscape in the front area of the marker.
<u>Palace of Knossos</u> Main Visitor's Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 21, 2015
4. Palace of Knossos Main Visitor's Route Marker
View of the marker and the landscape in the right front area of the marker.
<u>Palace of Knossos</u> Main Visitor's Route image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 21, 2015
5. Palace of Knossos Main Visitor's Route
View of visitors walking the touring route in the area of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 13, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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