Thursday, 07 December 2023

26 Listings in Archaeological Sites

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Polignotou 3, Monastiraki, Athens, Attica, Greece 10555
The Roman Agora was built between 19-11 B.C. from the donations of Julius Caesar and Augustus. The courtyard was tiled during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian. After the Herulian invasion and the constraint of Athens inside the post-Romaic wall, the ...more
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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
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Temple of Aphaia, Aegina Island, Attica, Greece 18010
In the area of Agia Marina on Aegina Island, within a sanctuary complex exclusively dedicated to the mother-goddess Aphaia, lies the Ancient Temple of Aphaia Athena. Predating the Parthenon, it was formerly known as the Temple of Jupiter Panhellenius ...more
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Temple of Apollo / Kolona, Aegina Island, Attica, Greece 18010
The Sanctuary of Apollo, a monument from the 6th Century B.C., is placed in a very short distance from the harbor of Aegina and it has taken its name after a standing Doric type column. In the ancient city, Mount Kolonas is a religious center on ...more
Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 50, Zappeio, Athens, Attica, Greece 10558
The Arch of Hadrian is the triumphal arch that is built out of marble by Athenian hands in 131 A.D. on an ancient road that led from the old to the new Roman region of the city to honor Hadrian, the Roman Emperor ...more
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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
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
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EO Oiou Amfiariou, Kalamos, Attica, Greece 19014
Amphiarion, a sanctuary in Attica, East of Athens in the Attica Region, is an archaeological site and an ancient theater. Near Amphiarion, one can visit the scenes of Kalamos and the Settlement of Varyti. Amphiaros was said to be a god and a wise and ...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
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Argos Mycenae, Argos, Peloponnese, Greece 21200
Mycenae, one of the most important archaeological sites, belongs in the UNESCOʼs list of Sites of World Heritage. According to Homer in Iliad and Odyssey, they were founded by Perseus, son of Danae and Zeus. ...more
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
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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