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Visiting Knossos

The ancient city of Knossos (pronounced k-NOHS-sohs on Crete) was rediscovered by Sir Arthur Evans in the early 1900s. He found amazing pieces of art and pottery in the maze-like city. But what Knossos is probably most famous for is the legend of the Minotaur. I was lucky enough to visit the ruin of Knossos. Admittedly, I was a little disappointed that most of what’s there isn’t original, since Sir Evans had a LOT of reconstruction and repainting done. But it was still an amazing place. ...

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