The Palace of Knossos

Knossos Palace is located on the Greek island of Crete and is considered the first skyscraper in the world. It was a perfect construction of the Ancient World with all utilities: ventilation, drainage, water supply. The building of the palace in the evening covered with artificial light.

The Palace of Knossos

The Palace of Knossos

Ruined palace of Knossos and Santorini volcano awakened terrible tsunami that rose after the volcano. Tsunami destroyed the Minoan civilization and swept asunder huge palace.

Found it only in the nineteenth century. Tried to restore the unique attraction, but modern architects it was not able to do. Even the rich do not have enough imagination to imagine the face of the ancient skyscrapers, of which only three columns and fragments of solid walls.

Experts believe that the famous mythical labyrinth in which the Minotaur roamed, was in the palace of Knossos.