Articles in this category focus on visiting archaeological sites, museums, and more.
Near Phaistos is the archaeological site of Agia Triada, once a flourishing Minoan town that featured a palace-like structure or “villa”.
At Phaistos, near Crete’s southern coast, on a hill overlooking the Messara Plain, are the impressive remains of a large Minoan palace.
The second most popular archaeological site in Greece, Knossos features impressive remains of a Bronze-Age Minoan “palace”.
Located at the edge of a tall cliff on the island of Capri is the large villa once owned by the reclusive Roman emperor Tiberius (r. AD 14-37).
About 18 kilometres west from Naples is the archaeological site of Cuma, which in antiquity was the home of the Cumaean sibyl (oracle).
The Maison Carrée (“Square House”) in the French city of Nîmes is considered the best preserved temple of the Roman world.
Located in Alphen aan den Rijn, a short trip by train away from Leiden (the Netherlands), is the archaeological theme park Archeon.
Throughout the centuries, the acropolis of Ialysos has been the site of a number of religious buildings. Let’s take a look at these structures.
A new exhibition about the Egyptian deities in the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is interesting, but workmanlike.
On a cool spring night, an ancient historian found himself face-to-face with the gods whilst strolling Ortygia.