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Curious Greece

Season 5 Episode 501 | 26m 43s

Who left some ancient treasures in a magical cave? What does the measurement of time have to do with the Olympics? Where can you find a bit of Egypt and Venice in Crete? Why is an olive wreath put on the head of a champion and why was there a jar of olive oil at Zeus’ feet? When was Chania the home to Minoans? How did a lion g to the top of a Greek mountain? It’s time to get curious about Greece!

Aired: 08/31/22 | Expires: 10/30/22
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Curious Traveler Season 6 is here!
Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary, Guimarães Castle, Braga Cathedral, Old Rooster Legend
Hofburg Imperial Palace, Ambras Castle, Old Town & Golden Roof, Olympic bobsledding run.
Sagrada Familia, Casa Milà, Gothic Quarter, 1888 World Expo, the Eixample & panot tiles.
Bryggen, Edvard Grieg's home, King Håkon's Hall, Bergenhus Fortress, Old Bergen Museum.
Christine visits Emperor Franz Joseph's winter retreat, builds an igloo and dons a dirndl.
Phoenician ruins, temple to Venus in Erice, Cagliari medieval walls, Sicilian street food.
Casa Loma Castle, Hockey Hall of Fame, Chinatown, Largest distillery in British Empire.
Azulejos, Belém Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Castelo de S. Jorge, Age of Exploration.
Christine goes north of the Arctic Circle to explore Tromsø, Nordkapp & Kirkenes, Norway.
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Seto Lelo Polyphonic singing, Estonian folk costumes, Russian arts & crafts, smoke saunas.
Kraków’s Copernicus, Rynek Glówny, Wawel Castle, Collegium Maius and Wawel Dragon parade.
Bern’s Old Town, Zytglogge, Kindlifresserbrunnen, Bern Minster, Einstein’s bench.
Tallin’s UNESCO Old Town, Kiek in de Kök and Fat Margaret towers, unicorn horn powder.
Aix's Fountains, Van Gogh in Arles, Arles’ Roman Arena and a Calisson Factory.
The great castles of Switzerland: Château de Chillon, Château de Gruyères, Schloss Thun.
Philippe le Bon Tower, Notre-Dame du Dijon, owl legend, Hôtel Dieu, Fallot Mustard Mill.
Lucerne’s name origin, dragon lore & Pontius Pilate on Mount Pilatus, Swiss chocolate.
The Kinderdijk Windmills, Colonies of Benevolence, Beemster Polder and Van Nelle Factory.
Kadriorg Palace, Alatskivi Castle, Palmse Manor, Vihula Manor.