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Ancient Olympia

ancient Olympia, Olympia 27025, Greece
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ancient Olympia, Olympia 27025, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a fascinating archaeological site that included the temple of Apollo which used to house the statue of Zeus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. You're also able to walk out onto the stadium where the athletic events were conducted and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful historical site with a fantastic museum. Our guide was very knowledgeable and helped us gain an understanding of life in Ancient Olympia

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Three of us went over on the ferry from Zakynthos to Olympia, primarily to see the original Olympic stadium. The remains of the whole athletes' village was there, and our tour guide explained the nature of the buildings and their history. The stadium was as...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ok, this is how you should do it: You need 3 hours at least to see the sitem then another hour to see the museum. Site opens at 8am and there is a bus at 1.30pm ( on sunday when I visited ) to take...More

1  Thank GlobeTrotter10101
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such an interesting informative and picturesque visit. 5 pm was a great time to go to miss the midday heat.

Thank caringcath
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Superb and evocative visit brought to life by an amazing guide. A must see for all the family. Emphasises what a privilege it is to be able to compete at any sport

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 6 days ago

To walk this large site you need a guide, good shoes and at least 3 hours - the history is mind blowing and they are still excavating! really well set out though and loved the track site

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you get admission here you have entry to three attractions; the ancient site, the Olympic museum and the Archimedes museum. The ancient site is far bigger than I expected, unfortunately we did not have a tour guide so we followed the map we were...More

Thank Peter Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not really..... More ruins and rubble and vignettes of stories that once were. You will be better served by renting a video tour of the site from your local library. As my mother-in-law would say, 'I can learn more and see more, within 25 feet...More

Thank differentname
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there on a trip with a guided tour.This place is Bigg and well preserved.To look and see where the Olympic torch was lighted was very impressive.It would take around 2 hours to visit all the site.Worth a go!

Thank martha gloria p
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February 27, 2017|
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Response from Denise T | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned, go when the facility opens. It will give you time to wander in peace and take it the sites. The walking is easy...no hills. Please allow time to visit the museum. Tour groups can be an issue. People are running... More
October 15, 2016|
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Response from sandybeds5 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the site is amazing, you should allocate a morning visiting the site, there are 3 museums on site, refreshments are available in one of the museum, sensible shoes should be worn.