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BBC Highlights the Fascinating Beasts of Ancient Greece

In an article titled “The fantastical beasts on ancient Greece,” published in its Culture section, BBC news website focused on a darker side of Greek art and more specifically on the fearsome creatures that were commonly depicted in...

‘Two Faces of January’ Cast and Crew Talk Filming in Greece

With the recent release of the crime-thriller "Two Faces of January," the cast and crew are opening up about location shooting, which spanned from Greece to Turkey. In a featurette released by Studio Canal, stars Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen and...

Chinese Like Crete For Investments

With more Chinese businesses eying opportunities in Greece, attention has turned to scooping up island properties and tourism, with the buyout of a luxury residential village, Vamos, in the area of Chania on Crete signed and sealed. The complex belonged...

The Famous Palace of Knossos and its History

Knossos, the famous Minoan Palace lies five kilometers southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos, in Crete. Ιn Greek mythology, the Palace of Knossos was the residence of the mythical King Minos, the son of Zeus...

Knossos Archaeological Site To Become Open Museum

Knossos is an archaeological site of the Bronze Age on the island of Crete. Minotaur, a mythical creature with the head of a bull and body of a man, was believed to protect the city of King Minos and...