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179 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Greece

Updated September 30, 2022


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A replica of the Phaistos Disc, which has fascinated and flummoxed us for more than a century.

Exploring the Enduring Mystery of Crete's Phaistos Disc

A scholar of Aegean civilization considers the inscrutable meaning of the artifact—and its irresistible appeal.
The famous Terrace of Lions is one of many ancient Greek sites featuring realistic depictions of the animals; eroded by weather, the remaining statues are now safely housed in a nearby museum.

Following the Mysterious Trail of Europe's Last Wild Lions

Researchers use art and ancient bones to make the case for modern lions once freely roaming Southeastern Europe.
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