Sights Greece

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  • 2018-06-01

Castello del Molo (Koules)

 Castello del Molo (Koules)   The «Castello a Mare» (or «Koùles») is a fortress located at the entrance of the old port of Heraklion, Crete, Greece. It was built by the Republic of Venice in the early 16th century, and is still in good condition today.       History The site of Castello a

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  • 2018-05-30

The Palace of Knossos

  The Palace of Knossos     Knossos (also Cnossos, both pronounced /ˈnɒsɒs/; Greek: Κνωσός, Knōsós [knoˈsos]) is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and has been called Europe’s oldest city.[3] Settled as early as the Neolithic period, the name Knossos survives from ancient Greek references to the major city of Crete. The

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  • 2016-05-10

Heraklion Archaeological Museum

 Heraklion Archaeological Museum   The Heraklion Archaeological Museum is a museum located in Heraklion on Crete. It is one of the greatest museums in Greece[1] and the best in the world for Minoan art, as it contains the most notable and complete collection of artefacts of the Minoan civilization of Crete.   Overview