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Ancient Crete


Being isolated in South Greece at the crossroads of three continents Crete created and maintained a great local culture while accepted and assimilated various influences from East and West.
Starting from the Neolithic Age, the history of Crete today still forms an integral part in every place you found it.
The ancient Crete with hundreds of archeological sites continues to inspire guest all over the world through the brilliance of museum masterpieces and spiritual monuments. The past of Crete is reflected everywhere and still flourishing, mainly through the delivery, customs, music and poetry.
60 museums and hundreds of archaeological sites compose a historical and archaeological paradise with the Minoan civilization dominating the center and its findings in the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion to show the rich cultural heritage.