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Historical Information Center Thermopylon

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The Historical Information Centre of Thermopylae was founded in 2010 and constitutes a real jewel for the Municipality of Lamia. It is set beside the great monument of Leonidas.The visitor entering the Centre can browse three rooms with applications...more
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Awesome monument here to honor the 300. There are various statues and markers to the heroes. We stopped on a bus tour as a photo op.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

I visited Thermopylae in the Autumn 2017, following on from Marathon, and sadly the weather was not good. I was able to get refreshments from the Historical Information Centre, and enjoyed the interaction consoles and 3D film. However, apart from some direction signs, I really...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the drive from Athens to Meteora to see the monument but never saw a center or museum nor any signs.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

The museum is very different from what you have thought... It's full of technology experience history moments. They use technology to explain the great battle of Thermopylae! It's at the place where the battle happened... Must visit!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Evangelos_Moumtzis
Reviewed July 14, 2017

I had a wonderful time at the Thermpoylae information centre. Ileus was my guide and while the information on show was known to me (I studied classics and wrote my dissertation on the army of Sparta) it was presented in a fun and accessible manner....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Phillip B
Reviewed June 27, 2017

A structure set up to support visitors to the battle site, but there is no indication that it is. It struck me as a neighboring factory. It is interesting for those who do not know anything about the battle, since it presents several interactive and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 11, 2016

Totally gutted that i made the pilgrimage of 750 klms from Chania, Crete, thoroughly enjoyed seeing the battlefield but gutted that i missed THIS!!!! I saw the building quite away in the distance but thought it was a factory! NO SIGNS to advise the visitors...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

There is not much to see, but one can imagine how the narrow pass must have looked in the 5th century BC, when 300 Spartans and 700 Thespians held off the enormous Persian army for days. Apparently dirt from water flows during the past 2.5...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank CONSTANTINE D
Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is a great pilgrimage for anyone who is interested in SPARTANs. But the centre is not clearly marked-no indication that it is a visitor*s centre in English. We enjoyed the visit, with the monument ,last stand and nearby thermal springs. We got there by...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank kathryn b
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Was an impressive museum, very modern and interactive. I really want to come back again and spend more time there. Additionally it is very cheap and close to Lamia(only 3euros).if you want to broaden your knowledge You don't have to miss it.

Date of experience: July 2015
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