Ancient Sight Makrigialos in Crete
This settlement located near Ierapetra in Crete, was used for agriculture. Farmers for centuries have come across historically important ancient sites such as Makrigialos. It is believed it was just a large house but the excavations discovered a single attribute of secular buildings - ceramics, frescoes and objects of worship. The Romans also valued Makrigialos strategic position very highly, which explains why the remains of a Roman villa have also been uncovered here. Many unanswered questions remain for scientists to this day about Makrigialos.