Archaeological sites VIANNO (Province) HERAKLIO - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Archaeological sites (4)

Minoan peak sanctuaries

Minoan peak Sanctuary

  This isolated site was a place of worship during Minoan, Hellenistic, and Roman times. The Sanctuary of Hermes and Aphrodite may have provided a continuation of the cult of the Young God and the Goddess of Minoan times.

Prehistoric settlements

Minoan Site

  In Hondros, in the location Kefala, a Late Minoan site has been excavated. Kefala is a double-peaked hill above the village. The Minoan settlement is one of the few examples that have been rebuilt after the destruction of the palaces. It has very thick walls in the houses and low benches.

This extract is cited Feb 2003 from the Crete TOURnet URL below, which contains images.

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