Thrapsano village

  • A potter's wheel
  • Minoan Jars still today
Distance 30 km. from Heraklion

Located in a distance of 30 km from the city of Heraklion – it is the biggest pottery center in Crete. In the village’s workshops you can even find large jars identical with the ones produced in Minoan Times. The village is full of images reminiscent of times way before the industrial revolution. The villagers of Thrapsano were touring the whole island having a master potter in charge, constructing kilns from one place to another in order to fire and afterwards sell their pottery that was essential for every household.

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