Results for: Crete

In Greece

What can you do for fun in Crete?

There is tons to do, but to name a few things there are many archaeological sites to visit, the most famous being Knossos (I personally prefer Faistos), a wonderful museum in ( Full Answer )
In Ancient History

What do they have in Crete?

They have the evacuation of several Minoan (named after the legendary King Minos) palaces, one of which is Knossós, 5 km south of the capital Iraklio, which is the palace w ( Full Answer )
In Greece

What sea is Crete in?

Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. To the north of Crete, the sea is known as the Cretan Sea, to the south as the ( Full Answer )
In Greece

What is gyp-crete?

"Gyp-Crete ® ", a mixture gypsum, Portland cement, and sand, is a building material used as a floor underlayment which is commonly used during construction for: . Floor l ( Full Answer )
In Travel & Places

Are there sharks in Crete?

Yes the waters surrounding crete are home to sharks, including the Great White Shark. This is not to say the waters are dangerous, remember soda vending machines have killed m ( Full Answer )
In Ancient History

How do you get to Crete?

Either by plane (from Athens, 12 flights a day, or any major European airport to Nikos Kazantzakis Airport in Heraklion, Crete) or by ferry boat (from Piraeas, Athens, 3 compa ( Full Answer )
In Greece

Who were the crete Indians?

The crete native is a western washington tribe that own alot of the puget sound area
In Greece

What is the currency for Crete?

Crete is a region (island) of Greece, as such the Euro (€) is the currency since 2002.
In Greece

How Clean is Crete?

Unfortunately, not very clean. People still throw their rubbish on the street (wrappers, plastic bottles, bags, etc). You also see lots of illegal dumping.
In Greece

Who named Crete?

It was named by Pasiphaë the wife of King Minos. Father of Ariadne, Androgeus, Deucalion, Phaedra, Glaucus, ... My Source- Minos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia