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Traces of an ancient Greco-Roman city were recently excavated in Elefterna, in the region of Rethymno.

  • The Palace of Knossos, Elefterna, Monuments, Crete
    The Palace of Knossos

    It was during the Minoan civilization (2,800-1,400 A.D.) that the majestic palaces of Crete, such as Knossos, were built.

    © Lucian Bolca / 123RF
  • The site, Elefterna, Monuments, Crete
    The site

    Knossos is the largest Minoan site in Crete.

    © dziewul / 123RF
  • Knossos, Elefterna, Monuments, Crete
    Knossos

    Unfortunately, only a section of the palace is still open to the public.

    © Jan Hruby / 123RF
  • The vestiges of Knossos, Elefterna, Monuments, Crete
    The vestiges of Knossos

    The skill of the Minoan civilization was illustrated in many areas.

    © phototraveller / 123RF
  • The apogee of the arts, Elefterna, Monuments, Crete
    The apogee of the arts

    Architecture, painting, jewelry, and ceramics all reached a high level of perfection during the Minoan period.

    © Anterovium / 123RF
  • The frescoes, Elefterna, Monuments, Crete
    The frescoes

    Many reconstructions of these can be seen, though the originals are in the Museum of Heraklion.

    © make / 123RF
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