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Heraklion: Palace of Knossos 3D Virtual Audio Tour by Tablet

4.4 / 5

63 reviews

Activity provider: KNOSSOS 3D EXPERIENCE
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Heraklion: Palace of Knossos 3D Virtual Audio Tour by Tablet

Activity provider: KNOSSOS 3D EXPERIENCE

From US$ 19.52 per person

Enhance your visit to the Palace of Knossos with 3D digital reconstruction of its ancient state. Listen to informative commentary as you go with commentary in your choice of language.

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English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Audio guide included
English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience a VR reconstruction of the Palace of Klossos
  • Compare the Palace you see as you walk with its likely ancient state
  • Enjoy a tablet with a shockproof case sun shield, carrry strap, and headphones
  • Listen to informative audio guide commentary in your choice of language
Full description

Rent a mini iPad tablet and make the most of your visit to Knossos Palace. See how the site looked in ancient times while learning about the Palace's history via audio guide.

Immerse yourself in Greek history with a special virtual and augmented reality application. Pick up your rental tablet to see a representation of the archaeological site in its original state in 3D and 360°. The reconstruction is based on studies supervised by a team of globally renowned archaeologists.

Feel peace of mind knowing that the tablet is fitted with a shockproof protective case, and purpose-built sun shield allowing you to use it seamlessly under the summer sun. It also features a carry strap, and disposable earphones sealed in a small bag. Take advantage of the audio guide, allowing you to listen to recorded spoken commentary in your choice of language. Hear fascinating facts and learn about the Palace's history as you walk around its ancient ruins.

  • Rental of mini iPad tablet for the tour
  • 3D reconstruction of the Palace of Knossos on your rented tablet
  • Audio guided tour of the Palace
  • Choice of the language of the audio tour
  • Disposable headsets
  • Sunshield to see clearly
  • Skip-the-line access to the Temple of Knossos (entrance ticket excluded)
  • Palace of Knossos admission ticket
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off

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Meeting point

• Meet at the entrance to the Palace of Knossos

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The admission ticket to the Palace of Knossos is not included in the price of this activity
  • The ticket for entrance to the Palace can be paid for upon check-in to the local suppliers staff in cash
  • The mini iPad is rented for the duration of the tour and must be returned at the end
  • The audio guide is available in English, German, Spanish, Polish, Russian, French, Greek, or Italian
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 63 reviews

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The gear you get is handy (headphones, a sun shield wich is attached with velcro straps). The tour guides explained the tour path and the tablet thouroghly and even let us keep the headphones as they are 1 time use. The actual 3D renders and the audio guide are somewhat underwhelming, but worth the price to see the palace how it looked before and compare it to what remains.

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March 30, 2023

Wir haben die 3-D-Tour für unsere Kinder gebucht und wussten nicht, wie wir an die Eintrittskarten für die Kids rankommen sollen. Der Chat hat „anstellen“ gesagt. Wobei wir ja für uns Erwachsene die Audio-Tour mit skip the line gebucht hatten. Die Leute in den orangenen T-Shirts von der 3-D-Tour helfen unkompliziert um an die Tickets für die Kinder zu kommen: - „Skip the line“ bis vor den Eingang - Tickets bei den Leuten in Orange vor dem Eingang zeigen, - 3D-Tickets zeigen, Geräte entgegen nehmen, Kindertickets gemeinsam mit den Leuten in Orange organisieren - Drehkreuze mit den Onlinetickets und den Kindertickets passieren

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March 30, 2023

Wir haben die Tabletts für unsere Kinder 5 in 7 Jahre geholt. Die zwei hatten damit richtig Spaß und wir konnten 3 Stunden alles in Ruhe anschauen. Das Programm auf den Tabletts erklärt gut, kann aber mit eine richtige Führung nicht ersetzen. Das wäre aber mit Kindern definitiv nichts geworden. Alles in allem, gute Sache.

March 30, 2023

Product ID: 398777