This is probably one of the most interesting archaeological sites I have seen in Greece so far, because the Akrotiri has been kept as it was before the volcano eruption that buried it. The archaeologists haven’t restored it and are not trying to rebuild the town to make it more realistic. Probably because there is already a lot left from this town. The only work they seem to have done to it is putting some new wood and cement supports on the windows of the houses, which was of course necessary to avoid the whole thing to collapse!
The Akrotiri is located at the southwestern tip of Santorini island. Some tunnels through the volcanic ash uncovered the structures, two and three stories high, ...Read More