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Hermes by Praxiteles

Katakolon, Olympia 27065, Grecia, Olympia 27065, Greece
+30 2624 022517
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Very well preserved artifacts

This is part of the museum and it is easlier to understand all the history with a tour guide... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2016
Humphrey M
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Burnaby, Canada
"BREATH-TAKING...A MUST SEE!"

The statue of Hermes with the infant Dionysos by famed artist Praxiteles is one of the best you... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2016
CarolinaNurse323
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Kernersville, North Carolina
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Katakolon, Olympia 27065, Grecia, Olympia 27065, Greece
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

This is part of the museum and it is easlier to understand all the history with a tour guide. There are so many interesting story behind each piece of artifacts

Thank Humphrey M
Reviewed May 20, 2016

The statue of Hermes with the infant Dionysos by famed artist Praxiteles is one of the best you will see that depicts amazing detail of the human body. The Hermes by Praxiteles (340 - 330 BC) was found during excavations at the Temple of Hera...More

Thank CarolinaNurse323
Reviewed May 16, 2016

And then, the luck of neglect, storm, erosion and possibly an artistic effort at hiding a classic with a practical immortality by a series of short lived enthusiasts. But we have it now. There are forces in play which would yet have it destroyed.

Thank MissPriss234
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Hermes and the Infant Dionysus by Praxiteles one of the best status you would ever seen with amazing details of the human body.

Thank annas502016
Reviewed November 3, 2015

Statue by famed artist Praxiteles--glorious detail of the human form. Be sure to see this when visiting the archaeological museum at ancient Olympia

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed November 2, 2015

The Ancient Olympia Archaeological Museum held a lot of interesting artifacts and statues, including the Hermes by Praxiteles. It also contained friezes from the Temple of Zeus nearby at site of the ancient Olympics, the statue of Winged Victory (Nike), and ancient war helmets, among...More

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed October 20, 2015

The statue is the prize exhibit at the Archaeological Museum in Olympia. It portrays Hermes with the infant Dionysos by Praxiteles, one of the great sculptors of his time. Beautiful to see, do go!

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Great Museum, entrance included on your tickets to Olympia. Some fantastic carvings, statues and finds from the Olympia site. Nice and cool too!

Thank RetiredWanderers
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Even if I do not consider myself as a status expert, I found it amazing enough, and proud to be Greek

Thank koranle
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Pretty standard museum after seeing a few around Greece but you walk into the room with Hermes and it is just magic!

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