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Idaeon Antron

At a glance On the plateau of Nida, on the eastern sides of Mount Ida, Idaeon Antron, the cave of Mount Ida (Psiloritis) is to be found at an altitude of 1538m. It is one of the most important cultic caves of Minoan Crete as it is mythologically linked with the god...

Diktaeon Antron

At a glance Diktaeon Antron (Diktaean cave) is one of the most impressive caves in Crete, located on the northern slopes of the Dikti mountain range, at an altitude of 1025m. Archaeological research has shown that for an extended period of time, from about 1800 BC to...

Petras

On a low hill (h. 40 m.) by the sea lies an important Minoan settlement. It had a large harbour and was the centre of an area bordered by Chamezi on the west, Praisos on the south, and Analoukas on the east. Despite evidence of habitation in the last phase of the...

Oval House of Hamezi

The building complex that was discovered on a hill (altitude about 500 from the surface of the sea) known as “Souvloto Mouri”, opposite Hamezi of Siteua, dates back to the Middle Minoan IA period (2160 / 1979 – 20th century B.C.) and has particulary...

Old Primary School of Lithines

The Old Primary School of Lithines – Siteia has been characterized a historical monument because it is a very interesting building from 1920. The building is in the central square of the village, it has panoramic view and dominates the surrounding area. It was...
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