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Few of the Spartans’ glory, but impressive

The history of modern Sparti tells enough why imposing and extensive remains lack: when in the 19th... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
furio2017
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Montepulciano, Italia
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Free and great

Free entry. No tourists. Great to walk around at leisure with noone walking into you or poking you... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
Tweetcoz
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The history of modern Sparti tells enough why imposing and extensive remains lack: when in the 19th century king Otto von Bayern ordered the inhabitants of nearby Mystràs to move to the newly founded city in the Evròtas valley, most of the ruins scattered in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

Having studied Greek ancient history, a visit to Ancient Sparta was a must. Located only a 5 minute drive from the modern town, it contains only a little of what must have been a great place. Entry was free and there is plenty of parking....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

Dropped in with my son and we had a wonderful experience Who would have thought that touching 3000 years of history is only steps away after having a donut and a coffee in the local square.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Decent historical site of Sparti, however I was left disappointed thinking there would be more for my imagination to ponder over.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Free entry. No tourists. Great to walk around at leisure with noone walking into you or poking you with selfie sticks. It was a hot day but there are some trees. There are 2 entries. We came in from the back. Allow at least 30...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed April 19, 2017

You shouldn't miss going to Ancient Sparti. It is just a few minutes walk from the city center, it is free, and it should take you about 1-1:30h to walk the whole place. Don't miss the Ancient Theater.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 30, 2016

The place is not that big! I saw everything there is to see slowly walking around taking dozens of photographs took me less than a couple of hours. You can actually walk around the whole circumference of the ruins in about 20 minutes . There...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed December 26, 2015

This area is currently under construction but looks as though they are very busy making it quite grand. As it is now we really enjoyed it in it's wild and natural state. We enjoyed crawling around the ruins around the amphitheater, using our imagination as...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed October 12, 2015

The site is quite expansive to be able to walk around or drive your car through. It is well worth the time and you need to budget an hour or more to visit the entire site

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Anogia
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Spartans were not into building monuments, and cultural sites so what little is left over is here. Mostly bunch of rocks and hard to tell what it once had been. Still with lot of imagination, perhaps this site could be interesting

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank vamsally
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