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Is access to public allowed in The Temple of Hera where the...

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Do you know if we will be able to visit the The Temple of Hera where the Olympic flame is lit? Is access to public allowed?

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yes you can...

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Hi... of course you can it is a major attraction of the site....do not miss it.

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Splendid, I was hoping for a yes.

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Dear revexpec,

How can anyone possibly refuse access to the public to one of the most famous and extraordinary sites of our world? The temple of Hera is the site in which the Olympic flame which represents the "endeavor for protection and struggle for victory." is lit before the Olympic Games and understandably is recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

Read more:

http://www.athensinfoguide.com/olympic.htm

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Thank you very much for your help. Is it the Museum in Olympia or Delphi that we can see the renowned statue of Hermes of Praxiteles?

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Dear revexpec,

It is Olympia, where you will see the famous statue you are looking for. I have made a search for you on the internet and found some pictures to warm you up with what you are going to see.

…richmond.edu/academics/…HERMES1.jpg

…richmond.edu/academics/…olympia.html

I strongly recommend you to visit the site at delphi as well if you can. The mountain views there are amazing.

Enjoy Greece!

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Thank you for the links ATHENAS. The links you provided made us more 'hungry' to experience Greece. We will be visiting Delphi as well. Thanks again.

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Dear revexpec,

Glad to hear that you will be visiting Delphi...a mystical place steeped in ancient mystery....I love Delphi as much as Athens and Olympia.

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Can you provide us with any weblinks about the site at Delphi?

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The site of Delphi is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece and a Unesco World Heritage Site

Weblink for the archaeological site of Delphi:

www.culture.gr/cgi-bin/showfr.cgi…

And for the Museum of Delphi:

www.culture.gr/cgi-bin/showfr.cgi…