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Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)

Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth, Greece
0741/31-443
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Corinth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Museums
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Brisbane, Australia
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185 reviews 185 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for large expanses of ancient buildings, this place will disappoint. Not easy to find as you have to wind through the local area to eventually find the site surrounded by taverns and tourist trap shops. The place is important as Paul reputedly spent time here. There is a small museum with some interesting finds from the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely Spring through Fall, Ancient Corinth is always a good bet. Easy to find. easy to park, easy to access. A miniature museum and a massive temple with many artifacts to wander and wonder about.

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Unteraegeri, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The whole area is worth to be visited, you can see the different cultures (Greek, Roman and Byzantine) that lived in the area and the different styles. Don't miss the museum.

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Clearwater, Florida
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Walking the grounds and seeing the excavations brought back the history to us. There is so much to be learned about how people lived together in peace and harmony. A visit to the museum afforded an insight into creativity of a much earlier time.

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Noble Park, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We visited the ancient Corinth ruins and spent ages wandering around. The museum was brilliant and we could have spent hours there. We wandered around the site from one end to the other and loved it. The fact that people were actually working on site and we could watch them uncover a beautiful mosaic floor was a bonus.

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ness ziona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We loved the visit to the canal and only regretted the fact that we weren't sailing in it... I guess we'll get there someday. It's hard to believe it's man made. Don't miss!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I hate to say that if you've seen one ancient ruins, you've seen them all, but... IF you have the time, this is historically interesting, and they have a museum with some artifacts. But the ruins themselves are mostly stones laying on the ground. The tour guide can explain what it probably looked like in 1 AD, but of course... More

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Podgorica, Montenegro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We enjoyed a great view of Corinth Canal and I would recommend to everyone who has a chance to come and see this famous attraction! Also, for adrenalin sport lovers should be fun because there is bungee jumping from the bridge!

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Albany, New York
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Our visit to Ancient Corinth was enjoyable, though it was a hot day. The museum had many interesting artifacts, particularly the statue of Augustus Caesar. Lechaion Road, the Bema, and many other archaeological finds to peruse. Bring water and a hat or umbrella. Down the road, the Canal was an impressive piece of architecture, though the environs were not inspiring.

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

While in the Ancient city of Corinth I would recommend stopping and visiting this business. Yannis Sennis and his famiily have been creating Greek pottery in the ancient styles for three generations. Yannis's father created the pieces and Yannis and his wife paint them. They give you a demonstration of their work and provide you with a rich history of... More

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