Petra’s temples

Petra lies in a wide valley surrounded by high mountains. In addition, it is naturally protected by numerous canyons formed by the Wadi Musa river that flows through the city. […]

Petra and the Nabataean Kingdom

Petra is located in the southern part of present-day Jordan, in a semi-arid upland area, which is part of the Jabal al-Shara massif. The former, ancient name of the Nabataean […]

Mnajdra

Mnajdra Temple is located on the slope below a hilltop, in a natural hollow, almost on the very edge of the island, perfectly blending into the surroundings. The views themselves […]

Ħaġar Qim

Megalithic temples of Malta can easily awaken the imagination. They are like a journey in time, especially unique that it concerns several thousand years back, to times so distant and […]

Gortyn

Gortyn is located in the middle of the fertile Messara plain, a strategic area inhabited since the Neolithic period. The remains of a villa from the Minoan period were found […]

Knossos

The first traces of settlement on Crete date back to the Neolithic period (around 6700-3200 BC). The civilization called Minoan developed in the Bronze Age. It was discovered at the […]

Tylissos

Tylissos is one of the few Cretan settlements which have kept their pre-Hellenic names. It flourished from the Minoan times to the Venetian period. The continuous habitation resulted mainly from […]