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Neolithic Settlement of Dimini

| Dimini, Dimini, Volos, Greece
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Spectacular site

One of the key neolithic sites in Europe, a must see. It's impressive, stone buildings, and in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jeffmorrod
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Paris, France
Dimini - Neolithic and Mycenaean Site

Well worth a visit. A compact site so not a lot of walking necessary, but plenty to see. Signage... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
Caryn and Les P
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Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the key neolithic sites in Europe, a must see. It's impressive, stone buildings, and in association with a massive Mycenaean town, which was sadly closed when we were there, still under excavation. Still we did see an impressive Mycenaean beehive tomb. The guardian...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. A compact site so not a lot of walking necessary, but plenty to see. Signage and explanations make it possible to create a mental image of the settlement. Includes a Mycnaean tholos (another one about 200m down the road) and a...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

We went not knowing what to expect, but came away glad that we had visited this particular site. We arrived as a party of Greek primary children were making a visit and it was good to see them exploring their heritage. The site is well...More

3  Thank Pauline and Ala... D
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

A must see, fairly well (for something that old) preserved archaeological site. The city planning is still visible. Lots of daily life elements can be seen, such as the fire pits inside the remaining of the houses, storage areas, as well as part of the...More

3  Thank MarSahMarSah
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Reviewed January 31, 2016

Dimini is a nice archaelogical site at about 5km of Volos, also the village has the same name; On the hill is an impertant excavation and Mycenaean settlement has came to light, perhaps the ancient "Iolkos", new Volos; you see an old palace, workshops, warehouses...More

3  Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed July 31, 2015

You have to see and explore the place. You will be amazed! 5000 years or more of history! You will inside the grave and to the surrounding area... You will feel like the time stop!

2  Thank Aris B
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Reviewed December 8, 2014

A few miles west of Volos, and easy to reach, on a good road. There are two 'sides' to the archaeological site. First, there is an early neolithic settlement on top of a low hill. The foundations of ancient dwellings and the perimeter wall are...More

3  Thank ELear
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