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12May, 20

Knossos Minoan Palace

The famous Minoan Palace of Knossos is located about 5-6 km south of the city of Heraklio. Knossos was the most impressive and luxurious building that someone could see all over Europe during Bronze Age (2800-1100 BC). The excavations were conducted at first by Minos Kalokairinos and then by the Englishman Sir Arthur Evans. The Palace was built twice, every time even more beautiful. It covered an area of 22,000 sq.m. About 1400 rooms could be seen in the original palace …
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