Minoan bull symbol in Knossos palace

Gryphon fresco in the royal hall of Knossos

Swing, already in fashion in 2000 BC

Fresco reconstructions in Knossos

Minoan tombs

Minoan souvenirs out of the palace


This is the new episode of the reportage Crete:Kingdom of Candia. Click each picture to open it full size. Previous episode(s):

1. Once upon the time in the Kingdom of Candia

2. Gramvousa ochre and turquoise

3. Solo sliders

4. Go West: Falassarna shores of Crete

5. Balos lagoon, a royal beauty

6. Balos, all the colors of water

7. Visitors (or not) in the Mediterranean Sea

8. The only good nation is Imagination

9. Postcards from Chania

10. Wet rocks

11. Rethymno: the Fortezza

12. Between two words

13. A lucky underwater encounter

14. A trip to Spinalonga

15. The last leper colony

16. Blue Crete

17. These are the Minoans!