Lasiti Sights & Monuments - Ancient Makrigialos in Crete, situated near Ierapetra, was once a bustling agricultural settlement. For centuries, farmers have stumbled upon significant historical sites, such as Makrigialos, which have captivated the attention of archaeologists. Although initially believed to be just a large house, excavations have revealed that Makrigialos boasts of secular buildings, including ceramics, frescoes, and objects of worship. The strategic location of Makrigialos was also highly valued by the Romans, who had uncovered the remains of a Roman villa here. Even today, scientists are grappling with unanswered questions about Ancient Makrigialos in Crete, which continues to pique the curiosity of many.

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