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Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)

Address: Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth, Greece
Phone Number: 0741/31-443
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Corinth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

You need to have a guide who is a good storyteller and able to ignite your imagination if you are here. otherwise, if you are a student of ancient civilizations, this will be a dream come true. We enjoyed the day out here but it's not our favourite site compared to Mycenae or Olympia.

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Ancient Corinth is a wonderful 1.5 hour train ride from Athens, and makes for a great half-day trip from Athens. The entrance fee is five euro, and the site is relatively well preserved. The pleasant surprise is the very nice museum located on the site, preserving wonderful statuary and priceless artifacts, all of which is included in the price of... More 

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Denham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Ancient Corinth is an extensive site showcasing the remnants of a thriving Greek / Roman city. The centrepiece is the imposing temple of Apollo as well as structure around the city spring (still in use). Entrance fee of €6 includes the museum which is well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

While visiting the Corinth Canal we went to Ancient Corinth to visit the Museum of Ancient Corinth. The museum is awesome (free admission for students) and the town is really nice for a short walk around.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

So much of old Corinth is available to walk around. The signs offer good explanations and you can view the complexities of city life. Also this is the place where St Paul gave his speech.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

You're obviously not traveling to Greece with Corinth being your primary focus. Chances are you're planning a trip to Athens and keep seeing Ancient Corinth pop up in your tour options.... Well, I would recommend that you book it!! There were definitely some good archaeological sites there, but the real treat of this visit is that you get to connect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stopped in Corinth on our way to Nafplion and it didn't disappoint. It's a very large site with much intact and the Temple of Apollo is especially impressive. The village at the foot of the site is very quaint and worth a stop for a coffee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This site was a good size, easy to walk around and appreciate the ancient city. The museum on site was also very interesting, with some great artifacts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is simply an amazing place. You leave with a greater respect for past civilizations. Our Guide was very well informed and made the past come to life. You will see the remains of houses, shops and temples that were once stunningly beautiful. (You know this because thousands of years later we're still amazed by their size and beauty). If... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We were a group of 12, had done Athens before and so were looking to do something different. Our tour operator, Paul Kalomoiris is an American who lived in New Jersey for 25 years before heading back to his roots to live. He started out running a taxi business which is still on-going and eventually added the tour operations later.... More 

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