"Temple of Apollo” is one of the best points on the site (upper city). When you are here you need to take some time and imagine this place - how it was then...
I covered most of my thoughts on the Delphi site review I did. Enjoyed the site. The temple was one of the key parts of the ruins. You can catch these midways up, if you don't want to walk all the way to the top where the stadium is located.
You have to hike to the top for the full effect. The ruins below, with the mountains all around. Definitely look for the painting (at the very start of the museum) and the model (at the very end of the museum) of what it looked like when it was not a ruin. It was crowded with tour groups when we... More
What better way to learn about its ruins but among the mountain backdrop of Delphi. Not to mention you get a pretty good workout hiking up to the top. Wear good walking shoes at least. I saw a woman hiking up in 3" heels. Not optimal walking shoes for this location as there is 700 ft elevation gain.
Steeped in history and well maintained too. The temple comes in somewhere in the middle and you need to walk uphill for the theatre and finally comes the ancient Olympic stadium. Take time and allow history and the various legends to soak into you. There are some good water taps on the way. So carry a good bottle, wear your... More
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