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Temple of Apollo

Delphi, Greece
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Delphi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This ancient Greek temple is most famous for the oracle it contains, where pilgrims from all over...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This ancient Greek temple is most famous for the oracle it contains, where pilgrims from all over the ancient world would come to have their fortunes told.

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
95 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I got here just as the sun was rising and it was awesome - I was the only one there and the atmosphere was truly amazing moment (my family chose to go later after their run). Great photo opportunities and enjoyed the tranquillity before the crowds started arriving. Wear good walking shoes as the track is a bit slippery with... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A few columns are still standing but one cannot get a real feel for this site due to the lack of this temple. However from the theatre one gets a better birds eye view of the Temple which puts into better context within the site.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Not my place to 'review' this wonder. But it's fantastic. And the view is staggering. Greek gods got great views...

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Junction City, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

To be able to see in person the things I studied as an Art History student all those years ago was simply fantastic! A not to be missed experience

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Chennai (Madras), India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The temple of Apollo stands in majestic ruins in the Delphi sanctuary. The temple was built in the 7th century BC & rebuilt on the same spot in the 4th Century BC. Today the temple is a UNESCO heritage monument & is the most important building in the sanctuary as the Oracle of Apollo was widely revered by the ancient... More 

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Park City, Utah
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217 reviews 217 reviews
151 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My partner and I travelled here last summer and I have just gotten around to reviews of that extraordinary trip--Trip Advisor only allows reviews for as far back as December 2013--but truth in advertising we were there in June of 2013. Probably December would have been cooler because June was quite hot. Still, it was a glorious trip. Temple of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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124 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Apollo was one of the most significant gods in Greek Mythology. Here at this temple up to 800 bulls were sacrificed for Apollo. Today not much of it is left. Most of the pillars have been broken and destroyed, but the base still stands and it puzzles architects til this day. From the platform of the temple there is a... More 

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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A wonderful and fantastic historic site. I was mesmirised by it all. Fantastic ruins and how it is preserved, really wonderful. What a view there is from the ruins to the whole area, really impressive, it takes you back in time.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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56 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This temple is close to Delphi and should not be missed if you are in the area. Since it is built on the side of a hill there are steps of course. It has impressive views of the valley floor. Go early to avoid the crowds, wear a hat, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring a knowledgeable guide or at... More 

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Split, Croatia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As a great fan of Greek mythology I always had the dream to visit the famous temple of Apollo, and couldn't be more pleased with what I saw! Great experience, for kids and adults!

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