Below is an illustrated index of the 2 Minoan sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.
KnossosCrete, GreeceOne of the great archaeological sites of the world, the Palace of Knossos was built between 2000 and 1250 BC. It was a political and religious center of the ancient Minoan culture.
Ancient AkrotiriSantorini, GreeceKnown as the "Minoan Pompeii," this is one of the most important archaeological sites in the region. Still undergoing major excavations sheltered beneath a large shed, the site is not always open to visitors.