Knossos palace in Crete

knossos palace


Located just 5 kilometers from the center of Heraklion,the palace os Knossos is the most significant point of attraction  for tourists.It has an area of 20,000 square meters which are surrounded by mazes
of magnificent buildings,royal palaces,decorated with multicolored frescoes with themes out of the life of the palace such as bull fights,religious ceremonies etc.The Minoan cicilivation deservedly evokes every visitors admiration painting,architecture,miniature art, ceramics,theatre,commerce with Libya and Egypt,the games,the coins which are perhaps even the most ancient in the world.

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