Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete Two cemeteries of the palatial period of Minoan period have been revealed in the area.
The findings of the cemeteries are exhibited at the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno.
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Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete Rhithymna or Rithymna or Rhithymnia, was an ancient town on the island of Crete, Greece, which became a medieval bishopric under the name Retimo (as in Italian), which was suppressed and turned into a Latin Catholic titular see,... View More
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In the area of the modern village Axos the ancient city Oaxos existed once, one of the most important cities of ancient Greece, which flourished from the late Minoan and the Geometric Times until after the Roman times.The archaeological... View More
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete Rescue excavations are being conducted in recent years by the 25th Ephorate of Classical and Prehistoric Antiquities in the modern village Argiroupoli. Parts of the ancient city Lappa have been discovered, which date from the... View More
Archaeological Site of Lappa
Archaeological Site of Monastiraki
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In the village Monastiraki, which is located in the valley of Amari, at a distance of 38 km from Rethymnon, a building complex has been discovered, which must have been built in around 2000 B.C. and destroyed by a violent disaster,... View More
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In the wider area of Hamalevri – Pangalohori – Stavromenos and Sfakaki extends a very important archaeological site. Already in 1745, the British traveller R. Pococke identified the position as being the ancient Pantomatrion.In... View More
Archaeological Site of Stavromenos
Archaeological Site of Syvritos
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In the modern village Thronos, at a distance of 33 km from Rethymnon, at the position Kefala, the archaeological research has revealed the remains of the ancient city of Sivrytos. Excavation finds, including coins of the ancient... View More
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete The Cave of Zeus is a system of caves located on the slopes of Mount Ida, on the island of Crete, Greece. The deep cave has a single entrance and features stalagmites and stalactites.In antiquity it was a place of worship, because... View More
Ideon Andron - Cave of Zeus
Nekropolis of Armeni
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete In 1969, two students discovered two ceramic vessels in the area of Prinokefalo in the community of Armeni and delivered them to the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno. Excavations in the area revealed a large cemetery of the post-Minoan... View More
Nekropolis of Armeni
Peak Sanctuary on Vrisina
Rethymno, Rethymno, Crete Vrysinas is the archaeological site of an ancient Minoan peak sanctuary.
Vrysinas has yielded a single Linear A inscription on the fragment of a stone table.
Miniature vases were also found at Vrisina.
Similar vases were found... View More