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Battle of Plataea Battlefield

A few km south of Thebes, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
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Jul 14, 2017
“Inaccurate geography!”
Oct 18, 2015
“Wrong georaphic location”
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A few km south of Thebes, Platanias, Crete 343 00, Greece
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

I have asked Trip Advisor to emend the geographical description but they are unwilling or are unable to do so. Plataea is a small, modern town easily accessible from modern Thiva (Thebes) by car..It is right next the ancient site of Plataea, an immense extent...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2015

This post is obviously misplaced. The photo has the legend "A few km south of Thebes", Platanias, Crete, Greece. Plataea is indeed near Thebes in mainland Greece about 100 km north of Athens. It is not in the island of Crete. Is it possible to...More

3  Thank Antonis M
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Reviewed June 25, 2015

Plataea was where the Persians were finally defeated by a combined Grecian army and it led to the Golden Age for Athens. I had read about the battle and had to see the site to understand the tactics and outcome. In one way it was...More

2  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed August 12, 2014

Plataea was the final showdown in the Greco-Persian wars, and the one in which Athenian and Spartan forces finally united in the field of battle against their common foe. It resulted in the death of the Persian general Mardonius, decisive victory, and the fleeing of...More

6  Thank Ivymantled
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