Late Minoan cemetery of Armeni

cemetery2Visit on foot or by bike to the Late Minoan cemetery of Armeni (one of the most important archaeological sites in Crete), which is located just 1 km away.

The Late Minoan III cemetery of Armeni is located 8 kilometres south of Rethymno on the road to Spili and Ayia Galini. The site has been excavated since 1969 by Yiannis Tzedakis. Over 200 chamber tombs and one tholos tomb have so far been discovered, all oriented towards the northeast and the Vryssinas mountain, which was at one time the site of a peak sanctuary.

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