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All reviews archaeological park mount olympus the bus ancient greek on site walk around century ad history lovers amazing place across the road ancient town cold water century bc interesting place to visit lots of history an hour and a half turn right
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

We spent some hours visiting this wonderfull archaelogical park in the nature full of interesting ruins of a big civilisation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank greektraveller2017
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We visited this site as part of an all day excursion with Thomas Cook. It was 42 euros and well worth the money. Plenty of areas to walk around at the archeological site, so you get a good idea of how the town was set...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bridget C
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Mind blowing if you like history, not great for children, some walking and reading involved but wow it’s so ancient. Don’t miss the mosaics across the road from the museum...absolutely stunning and all 200 BC

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MCurtis583
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

EU money has allowed improvement of the site and produced much Greek conservation work. Still many areas though where weed damage is likely to occur. Good route around with viewing platforms where appropriate and a good feel of the natural surroundings as well as the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LJO67
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The Dion Archeological Park is divided into two separate sites. The first area is extensive and contains the remains of a number of temples and a Greek and a Roman ancient theatre. The various ruins are spaced out and much of the walk between the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peterhV9062ZR
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This park is quite extensive, requires lots of walking and does not have anything particularly striking to see. A better bet is to go to the 2 museums in the nearby town which have all the decent stuff taken from the park, particularly the Dionysis...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Greg O
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The place is exceptional!! It was a very hot summer day and we walked all aroun the area below the vast trees. There were water springs everywhere and ruins proving the importance of the place thousand years ago. while small water strims.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank StratosFoutsitzis
Reviewed August 19, 2018

If you are interested in visiting acient sites and learn about the past of that region and enjoy a nice view of the mountain of gods, you definetely right here!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Liz B
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Ancient Dion, the religious center of Alexander the Great and his father Philip, dedicated to Zeus and the Gods of Olympos!! The stunning peaks of Olympos with Zeus throne are overlooking Dion and this is the place, which has the actual altar where Alexander did...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

A wonderful place one can easily visit taking a local bus from Katerini. There are two sites you can access with the same ticket: the museum and the archaelogical site. The former is modern and nicely organized, with very friendly and helpful staff. Interesting exhibits...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ann F
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Anje123 | Reviewed this property |
The walking site is fully open but the part opposite the museum with the best mosaics seems to be normally closed.
Ann C
January 8, 2017|
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Response from KonstantinosTz | Reviewed this property |
Hanioti is at Kassandra Chalkidiki, the distance is 204 km and Google maps advises 2 hours and 25 min by car.