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Ancient Olynthos

Polygyros 63200, Greece
+30 2373 091000
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Ok for an hour or so

Interesting, but disappointing. 4euros so price is OK, small exhibition centre allows you to get an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
davewelly
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Skelmersdale
Stalagmite caves of Olynthos

The caves of Olynthos are definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. There is a free bus... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sat G
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Polygyros 63200, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting, but disappointing. 4euros so price is OK, small exhibition centre allows you to get an overview of what to expect. Would go here first. Most Mosaics were covered when we visited and these were one of the main attractions! Gives a good overview of...More

Thank davewelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The caves of Olynthos are definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. There is a free bus service every 30 minutes from the car park. But, if you can use your charm you should be able to drive almost right up to...More

Thank Sat G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To start off with, beware Mondays when going to visit any architectural site or museum in Greece! They will always be closed, and Olynthos is no exception. Also, the site closes by 3 in the afternoon, so don't leave it too late! Because it closes...More

Thank 7thGuest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

- You pay for the entry: 4 EUR (adult), children free - Parking is possible right at the entrance - A small exhibition about 150 m from the entrance (incl. toilet and drinking water - free) - City remains about 700 m uphill, stony path,...More

Thank Deninka
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Don´t miss ancient Olynthos while you visit Chalkidiki mountain area. But don´t go while there is big heat.

Thank Sabine6
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

This is the closest item of interest, it is quite a walk up from the car park so drinks are required. Enjoyable few hours wandering there.

Thank MandV2014
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Interesting site, but a little more information would be welcome. You neet to use your imagination. Be sure to visit the museum before you hike up. Don't forget to bring water! Enjoy the cherrie trees in Spring. We did!

Thank Lady_IneP
Reviewed October 24, 2016

A place hidden to most. Almost unknown. Almost abandoned. A long path to the past. And then this amazing view & feeling. It was a rainy day, the city was alone, and still awaiting us with a smile. Next to the old stables, a wild...More

3  Thank ValentinMathisdArce
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Long walk up a hill for not much. There's basically a mosaic and a recently constructed layout/plan of where rooms would have been.

Thank sameera3000
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

If you like history, this place is for you ! The ruins are covering the north side of the destroyed city of olynthos. The city was built 2400 years ago and the ruins gives you a very nice idea of the city organisation if you...More

2  Thank Tanariel
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