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The Sanctuary of Artemis

Brauron, Athens, Greece
22990/27-020
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Ranked #115 of 198 Attractions in Athens
Description: Sanctuary and museum of the cult of Artemis and Iphigenia.
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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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