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Ancient Olympia

Olympia 27025, Greece
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  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

This place is fantastic. I've visited a few of the Greek Islands and Athens, including the Acropolis but Ancient Olympia is my Greek highlight. As you get close to Olympia, the area is surprisingly pretty and around the Ancient Olympia site, it feels really secluded...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

A place where ancient Olympic Games came from, where the Olympic flame is being lit till today. History ...

Thank Natalia D
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The origin of the Olympic Games. Worth visit, preferentially with a guide. Be prepared for a very hot temperature.

Thank MGA2013
Reviewed September 4, 2016

If you like history you must visit ancient Olympia and make sure you visit the museum too as there are many artifacts being displayed in there. It's amazing how well it has all been displayed as they would have been when first built with pictures...More

Thank Tinadigger
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We tried to visit the location by ourself. Museum does not have an audio guide or guided tour near by.. so we got bored reading for 45 minutes.. We learned later that audio guide are finally coming up in the next 2 years.. and guides...More

Thank The_French_Canuck
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Looking around at what is left of the structures and to try and envisage what was there (which you can see later as there is a model showing what buildings there were back then, you'll find this is at the museum after you have visited...More

Thank sonialovestotravel
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Olympia is a big site, so you need to be ready to walk a lot. We were there in August so it was very hot. Our tour guide led us through the museum first, which meant there weren't crowds in the museum (good), but the...More

Thank Norman M
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful setting and worth the effort to journey here. My wife and I were here 18 years before and it left an indelible impression on us. It was very special to bring our four children here (ages 9-15). Unfortunately my 11 year old son...More

Thank Shane C
Reviewed September 2, 2016

If you are an ancient Greece history buff, you'll probably like it. Otherwise, it not a very interesting. I know that sounds odd since you are asking yourself, well why would you go to Ancient Olympia if you weren't interested in it? Let me explain....More

Thank Mario M
Reviewed September 2, 2016

This is a fabulous place and well worth a visit. We did it as a tour from Zante. A long day but it was excellent. My teenager found it very interesting especially as it was Olympic year. Excellent tour guide and in English.

Thank Judith G
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Marcin P
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certainly from 9-17
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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
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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.
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