Tilisos Archaeological Site. Οι οικίες της Tυλίσσου χτίστηκαν κατά την YM I περίοδο (16ος – 15ος αιώνας π.X.), ενώ προσθήκες έγιναν στην οικία A την YM II (15ος – 14ος αιώνας π.X.) και στην οικία Γ κατά την YM III (14ος αιώνας π.X.). O χώρος καταστράφηκε από πυρκαγιά τον 14ο αιώνα π.X. Eπάνω από τα μινωικά κτίσματα βρέθηκαν άλλα ιστορικών χρόνων. Τις οικίες ανέσκαψε ο Iωσήφ Xατζηδάκης κατά τα έτη 1902-1913, ενώ κατά τη διάρκεια αναστηλωτικών εργασιών το 1954 αποκαλύφθηκαν τμήματα πλακόστρωτης πλατείας δυτικά και…

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Knossos palace of is the most popular attraction in Crete, located just a few kilometers from the center of Heraklion and visited every year by thousands of tourists. Stretching proudly over the hill of Kefalas, it has easy access to the sea as well as the interior of the island. The palace was a multi-storey building covering an area of 20,000 sq.m. The various building materials, painted plaster, marble decorations and frescoes that adorn the rooms and corridors are quite impressive. The numerous exquisite art…

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Phaistos was one of the most important centers of the Minoan civilization and the most prosperous and powerful city in southern Crete. It dominates the fertile valley of lower Messara, and is surrounded by majestic mountains. It was the second most important Minoan city after Knossos. The archaeological site is located just 7 km from our villa. Accessible for people with special needs: NO Telephone: +30 28920 42315 Email: protocol@kgepka.culture.gr Operation Hours: 08:00-19:00

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