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The Stunning Agia Triada Monastery on Crete

The Patriarchal Monastery of Agia Triada Tsagarolon (Holy Trinity), located on the Akrotiri Peninsula fn the island of Crete, was built in the seventeenth...

Gold Wreath Still Adorns 2,500 Year-Old Skull in Crete, Greece

The skull of a crowned athlete with a gold wreath in the shape of a laurel branch still attached to it is perhaps one...

The Mosque of the Janissaries, a Landmark of Chania, Crete

The Mosque of the Janissaries in Chania, Crete is one of the most recognizable buildings on the entire island, which is the largest in...

Record-Breaking Temperature on Crete Sets New European High

On Saturday, the island of Crete, Greece, basked in an unusual November heatwave, setting a new pan-European temperature record. Weather data from the National...

Woman From Crete Among the Most Beautiful in the World

Zoi Asoumanaki from Crete was among the 15 most beautiful women in the world at the "Miss International" competition held in Japan. The brunette, who...

Europe’s First Center for Aquatic Animal Welfare to Open in Crete, Greece

The island of Crete in Greece has been chosen as the location for the opening of the first European Aquatic Animal Protection Center. The decision...

Majestic Minoan Palace Uncovered at Archanes, Crete

Greek archaeologists uncovered the ruins of a Minoan palace at Archanes, on the island of Crete, which they believe served as a summer residence...

Drunk British Tourists Disrupt Flight to Crete, Bite Police Officer

Two drunk British tourists, a mother and her daughter, caused mayhem during a flight from Manchester to Heraklion, Crete on Thursday and, upon landing,...

The Ancient Earthquake That Destroyed Nearly Everything on Crete

Crete faced incredible destruction in antiquity after an ancient quake destroyed nearly everything on the island and the region in 365 AD. In fact, the...

Ancient Skeleton and Stunning Necklace Unearthed on Greece’s Crete

An intact skeleton of a woman lying next to a stunning necklace and other important artifacts from the Early Minoan era (circa 2,600 BC),...