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Address: Brauron, Athens, Greece
Phone Number: 22990/27-020
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Description: Sanctuary and museum of the cult of Artemis and Iphigenia.

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The Sanctuary of Artemis

During a recent 5 day visit to Greece, we visited Athens and went to see The Sanctuary of Artemis. This temple to Artemis - who was the Greek goddess of the hunt & childbirth used... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

During a recent 5 day visit to Greece, we visited Athens and went to see The Sanctuary of Artemis. This temple to Artemis - who was the Greek goddess of the hunt & childbirth used to the most sacred in Attica. Story goes that when King Agamemnon brought his daughter here to be sacrificed to Artemis, the goddess saved her... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Artemis was a very important Goddess for the ancient Greeks. She used to be called "Potnia Theron" during the stone ages and was renamed to Artemis during the bronze age. She was the Goddess of hunting and the protector of young animals and nature. So it's Sanctuaries were always built in areas of great natural beauty and good hunting grounds.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

nice place very calmness very beautiful place especially for the weekends

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Address: Brauron, Athens, Greece
Phone Number: 22990/27-020
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Omonia

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