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The Menelaion

Sparta, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 7 attractions in Sparta
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Oct 28, 2013
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

You need a good guide book - firstly to give you clear instructions on how to get there and secondly to decode what you are seeing at the site. Having carried several volumes on the walk up to the site I can say without hesitation that Greece by Mee & Spawforth was by far the most illuminating. If you arrive... More

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Sparta, Greece
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

This is one of worlds most astounding places. You look over the ancient Evrotas valley and Sparta and see the majestic peaks of the Taygetos mountains.

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Pressbaum
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

There are two impressing monuments at this place, a bronze age palace and a classical/hellenistic shrine. Both are well preserved.

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