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  • Archaeological museum of Iraklio
    If you are at Heraklion, visit the archaeoligical museum. There you can see famous findings, also the bull´s head called Monitaurus and the Snakes Goddess. It´s worth a visit. [...]
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Iraklion History

Iraklion’s history is intertwined with the past of the Minoan civilization, one of the most advanced and mysterious civilizations of the Ancient world. The ruins of Knossos, the legendary palace of Minosis close to present day Iraklion. In the Bronze Age, Knossos was the most important human settlement on the island, and archaeologists also believe that it was an important port. One of the charms of the ancient palace is the myth of the Minotaur who has supposedly roamed the labyrinth built by the Minoan king. The city of Iraklion was founded in 824 AD, but not by Greeks but the Saracens who were exiled from Al-Andalus, in modern-day [...]

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