Monday, 05 June 2023

26 Listings in Archaeological Sites

Leof. Vasileos Konstantinou, Mets, Athens, Attica, Greece 11635
The space that now houses the ancient stadium was originally a natural ground cavity nestled between two elevations around river Ilissos, the hills of Agra and Ardittos. Lycurgus built the stadium during 330-329 B.C. for the Great Panathinaic Games. ...more
Archaeological Site of Vravrona , Markopoulo, Attica, Greece 19003
In Attica, one of the earliest, most revered sanctuaries used to be the sanctuary of the Vravronian Artemis. During the Neolithic Period, at the inner bay of Vravron, an important settlement was established. ...more
Epidavrou, Epidavros, Peloponnese, Greece 21052
The Ancient Theater of Epidaurus resides in the Peloponnese, but during the summer it is considered an extension of Athens at nearly 173 km (approximately 2 hours) for those who follow the relevant artistic events of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival. ...more
Leof. Vasilisis Olgas, Zappeio, Athens, Attica, Greece 10557
Τhe Temple of Olympian Zeus has a rich history from ancient times and is known to have been inhabited since the prehistoric age. The establishment of this sacred ground is dated back to the legendary age of Deucalion. ...more
Pnyx Hill, Thissio, Athens, Attica, Greece 11741
From the excavations of 1910 the identity of the meeting place of the principal assembly of the democracy of Ancient Athens (Ecclesia) from 6th Century B.C. was confirmed to be Pnyx. Further excavations on a larger scale between 1930 and 1937 were ...more
Eteokleous 26, Akadimia Platonos, Athens, Attica, Greece 10442
Plato's school of philosophy was founded here. This was a place of dwelling from the prehistoric time until the 6th Century A.D. during which one of the three same named Gymnasiums of Athens was established in the area. ...more
Acropolis, Dionysos Arepagitou, Acropolis, Athens, Attica, Greece 10558
Worldwide, the Acropolis is the symbol of Athens. Atop the Sacred Rock of Athens, during the Golden Age of Pericles, the Ancient Greeks decided to convey their culture – which was at its peak at the time. The main monuments of the Acropolis are the ...more
Dionysiou Areopagitou, Acropolis, Athens, Attica, Greece 10555
This theater is the place where ancient Greek drama was born. That is understandable since this is the theater is where all off the works of the great writers were performed during the events that were taking place during the Dionysia. ...more
Ramnounda, Grammatiko, Grammatiko, Attica, Greece 19007
Ramnounda is an ancient settlement found in the north of Marathon. The name Ramnounda comes from the plant "ramnos", which is a thorny bush sprouting at this position. As a city, it developed in the 5th and 4th Century B.C. and had always been ...more
Adrianou 24, Monastiraki, Athens, Attica, Greece 10555
The Ancient Agora was the heart of the Ancient Athens and the center of social, spiritual and economic life. It was a place to meet, have political discussions and commercially trade. Here you will find the famous ancient monuments like the Stoa of ...more
Phillopappou Hill, Acropolis, Athens, Attica, Greece 11741
The Phillopappou Hill which is located across from Acropolis took its name from the Syrian philhellene consul Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Phillopappos, who was exiled in Athens between 75-76 and 87-88 A.D. ...more
Dionysiou Areopagitou, Acropolis, Athens, Attica, Greece 10555
The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is located on the south west side of the rock of Acropolis and was discovered during excavations in 1848 and 1857. It has a capacity of 5.000 seats and is used today for concerts and theatrical productions. ...more

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