Full: €4, Reduced: €2 Ticket: 4 euros
Reduced ticket 2 euro
from 1/11 to 31/3 reduced ticket for all visitors Special ticket package: Full: €3, Reduced: €1,5
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
Reduced admission for:
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Winter: Wednesday-Monday 08.30-15.30 (last admission: 19.45). Closed on Tuesdays
Amenities for the physically challenged
Acesses to the ground floor and the terrace. WC available.
By plane from various cities or by boat from Athens to Heraklion.
By car or bus to the old harbour and a short distance walk (acessible to all).
Disabilities: access by a ramp to castle. To visit the upper store a wheel chair is required to use the lift (not provided at the castle).
Σπανάκης Στ., Η Κρήτη (τ. Α΄), Ηράκλειο 1964, 226-227
Τζομπανάκη Χρ., Χάνδακας, Η πόλη και τα τείχη, Ηράκλειο 1996, 282-288, 463-471
Other monuments and museums in the same prefecture