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Temple of Apollo

Address: Delphi, Greece
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Delphi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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, Sights & Landmarks
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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Reading, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I am Greek so I really love Greek history and I was always fascinated by the ancient temples and exhibits in general. The temple of Apollon was absolutely breathtaking and it gives you the chance to learn more about the ancient Greeks while enjoying a fantastic view. Don't forget to visit the museum with all these amazing treasures that are... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Its a pity that we only have so much left of the ancient Temple of Delphi dedicated to the God Apollo. The centre of Greece once has so little left of what it was once an ancient worship point. You can see few columns of the Temple of Apollo, the rock where the high priestess or oracle spoke, some of... More 

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Athens
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134 reviews 134 reviews
51 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Amazing site! Architectural wonders and great views! A must-see if you are in the region! Wear your sneakers!!

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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151 reviews 151 reviews
99 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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28 helpful votes 28 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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248 reviews 248 reviews
175 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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125 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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