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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

This was a disappointment because the city is historically very important and there are only many cafes, bars, food and a monument at the beginning of the city. The working hours of the store is terrible. Nothing works until 17:00, and on Wednesday I think...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

a statue. made of bronze. modern. that's all. at least it has some very welle made details -.- nothing more than a statue at the end of an anonymous street.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Nothing much to see, you go here just to pay homage to a king who sacrificed himself and his warrior to a bigger cause.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alessio_Alfei
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Leonidas Monument was a nice attraction to visit as it provides the perfect Spartan photo opportunity! Have a local tell you the legend of King Leonidas and his army to make the experience more interesting, otherwise it might just feel like another statue. What...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 160priscillac
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This image embodies all the power and the strength of the man. it is located a few streets out from the centre of modern Sparta which is built on top of the remains of the ancient city. There is no charge to see the monument.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Although the geography has changed substantially over the centuries since the battle, you can still imagine what it must have been like over 2 millennia ago to see so many soldiers on such a small spit of land. Good for a 20 minute drop-by visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

If you go to Sparti, you have to go and have photos with Leonidas. Very accessible and easy to walk to from the centre.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank zakaki
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

A nice statue of Leonidas in front of their stadium. Engraved with his response to the Persian king, come and get them(keys to the city)

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 355stevez
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Sadly the museum was closed for refurbishment but the statue on its own is impressive. Not sure if it’s worth a trip on its own though.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

It is on the way to ancient Sparta, stop for a second and take some pictures. Observe that he does not have a spartan shield. There are Spartan shields on the stadium behind.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Haukeberg
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The best place to see the finish of Spartathlon is under the statue and near the statue of Leonidas. The first athlete finishes about 6 in the morning and the last one about 7 in the afternoon. during the whole day many... More
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