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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
Leof. Vasileos Konstantinou, Mets, Athens, Attica, Greece 11635
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
Temple of Apollo / Kolona, Aegina Island, Attica, Greece 18010
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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
Polignotou 3, Monastiraki, Athens, Attica, Greece 10555
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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
Archaeological Site of Vravrona , Markopoulo, Attica, Greece 19003
The Lysicrates' Monument (or Lantern of Diogenes) was built on the west side of Tripodon Street in 335-334 B.C.. Is the best saved example of this style of monument and is naturally the center of attention in the same named square. ...more
Epimenidou 3, Plaka, Athens, Attica, Greece 10558
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Kerameikos is the most important cemetery of Ancient Athens and came into existence in the 12th Century B.C. It name comes from the very old community of the city quarter Kerameis who had settled on the banks of the river Eridanos. ...more
Ermou 148, Gazi - Kerameikos, Athens, Attica, Greece 10553
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
Pnyx Hill, Thissio, Athens, Attica, Greece 11741
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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
Leof. Vasilisis Olgas, Zappeio, Athens, Attica, Greece 10557
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
Phillopappou Hill, Acropolis, Athens, Attica, Greece 11741
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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
Acropolis, Dionysos Arepagitou, Acropolis, Athens, Attica, Greece 10558
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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
EO Oiou Amfiariou, Kalamos, Attica, Greece 19014
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
Temple of Aphaia, Aegina Island, Attica, Greece 18010