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Akrotiri is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini (Thera). ... Later, in 1895-1900, the digs by German archeologist Baron Friedrich Hiller von Gaertringen revealed the ruins of ancient Thera on Mesa Vouno.


Book your tickets online for Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Akrotiri: See 3687 reviews, articles, and 2058 photos of Akrotiri ... Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks.


The excavations at Akrotiri have uncovered one of the most important prehistoric settlements of the Aegean. The first habitation at the site dates from the Late ...


The Akrotiri peninsula is known of course for the famous ruins from the Minoan period. The actual village of Akrotiri is not as well known and that is for a number  ...


Mar 18, 2015 ... Featured image: Elaborate and colorful fresco revealed at Akrotiri. ... preserved artifacts are revealed from the ruins of ancient Akrotiri, Greece.


After the eruption in 1450 BC, Santorini was uninhabited for about two centuries while the land cooled and plant and animal life regenerated. The ruins of Akrotiri  ...


Like the Roman ruins of Pompeii, the remains of the Minoan town of Akrotiri are remarkably well-preserved. The settlement was all but obliterated in the middle ...


Mar 15, 2016 ... Walkways down to the ruins. But somewhere around 1500 BC, it all went wrong for Akrotiri when the huge volcano Thera erupted and blew the ...


Akrotiri is an ancient city underground, and preserved by, the volcanic ash. ... Visitors can stand in the ruins and look at Minoan pottery and frescoes, and with a ...


Everything you need to know about Ancient Akrotiri, from our travel experts. ... Archaeological Site/Ruins · Fodor's Choice ... Akrotiri, Santorini, 84700, Greece.