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Bull of Oreoi

Paraliaki Odos | Euboea, Oreoi 342 00, Greece
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Magnificent marble sculpture

Made in 4th century, washed up on shore in 1965, now standing in glass display next to a church in... read more

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Bull of Oreoi

This ancient statue of a bull is an amazing object of antiquity. You can access it easily near... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2017
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“Magnificent marble sculpture”
May 1, 2017
“Bull of Oreoi”
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Paraliaki Odos | Euboea, Oreoi 342 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Made in 4th century, washed up on shore in 1965, now standing in glass display next to a church in Oreoi. Beautiful peace of ancient art, pretty well preserved (missing only its horns and legs), and truly monumental. It only might be better displayed. Glass...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

This ancient statue of a bull is an amazing object of antiquity. You can access it easily near the port of Oreoi .

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Marble bull of Oreoi. Interesting to see! Very close to the port of Oreoi! Meeting point. Not well preserved.

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

In 1965 , after a strong storm, it was washed ashore a marble bull weighing 6 tonnes with a length of 3.2 m, dating back to the 4th century BC. Made of Thassos marble, the famous Βull of Oreoi is currently in a glass cabinet,...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic sculpture, worth a detour to see. Located next to the church by a small park and near the beach. Good cafes and restaurants nearby.

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Reviewed April 28, 2015

The statue lies in a wooden glasss case near the shore by the church. It is worth seeing but no real information is provided. After you have seen the bull go to the harbour and eat

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Reviewed January 8, 2015

Amazing huge marble sculpture found in August of 1965 buried in the coast of the town, near the port. It weighs over six tons and is 3,2 meters long. It was suppose to be a burial monument from the Hellenic period. The most famous monument...More

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