About the Most Preserved Minoan City in CreteThousands of years ago the Island of Crete was the center of the Minoan people and culture. On the island there are ruins of palace, a vast amount of information on the civilization that shows their way of life in a positive manner, which lasted of a long time.
It all ended when the Minoan civilzation ceased to exist. This happened because of a volcano eruption that caused a massive tsunami.
Among the Minoan ruins, many remains can be seen at Gournia, a famous archeological site for the most preserved Minoan city in Crete. Gournia resembles a narrow maze with small houses built around a small palace overlooking the Mirabello Bay.