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Charles and Camilla Visit Ancient Knossos in Crete (photos)

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have visited the ancient site of Knossos in Crete on the final day of their tour...

‘Greece is in my Blood’, says Prince Charles Ahead of Official Visit

The heir to Britain's throne has spoken of his love for Greece ahead of an official visit to the country on Wednesday. "Greece is in...
View of the Piano Nobile on top of the Room of the Throne, near the Bull fresco (Courtesy of Brewminate).

Inside Crete’s Minoan Palace of Knossos

Located about five kilometers (three miles) south of Heraklion, on the rather low Kephala hill, the Palace of Knossos was the largest of the...

New Pictures from Minoan Palace of Zominthos Released

Greece's Ministry of Culture has released new pictures of findings from the Minoan palace of Zominthos in Psiloritis, Crete. The underground palace of Zominthos which...

Endless Lines at Knossos Palace, Only One Ticket Stand (video)

A lot of patience and strong nerves are the two things - other than a hat and a bottle of water (large) - that...

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much...

Ancient Greek City of Knossos Was Larger than Previously Thought

Recent fieldwork at the ancient city of Knossos in Crete, Greece, revealed that during the early Iron Age, the ancient Greek city was rich in...

Tax Evasion Fraud in Archaeological Site of Knossos, Greece

A tax evasion scam was discovered by Finance Ministry inspectors who audited the souvenir shop at the Archaeological Site of Knossos on the island...

American Students Getting to Know Greece

The University of Washington in Seattle has launched an original summer program in recent years, highlighting the beauty of Greece. The program was the idea...

Crete: 6 People Injured by Lightning in Knossos

It all started at 9:30 am on Friday, May 29, when lightning struck six Russian tourists who were on a tour around the archaeological...

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...

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...

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