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Temple of Apollo
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Delphi Day Trip from Athens
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Private Full-Day Tour to Delphi and Arachova from Athens
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Delphi Highlights: Guided Small Group Day Tour from Athens
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Owner description: This ancient Greek temple is most famous for the oracle it contains, where pilgrims from all over the ancient world would come to have their fortunes told.
Reviewed September 12, 2013

You have to hike to the top for the full effect. The ruins below, with the mountains all around. Definitely look for the painting (at the very start of the museum) and the model (at the very end of the museum) of what it looked like when it was not a ruin. It was crowded with tour groups when we went (around 11am), but I'm not sure the best time to go, because the ruins seemed to get shadowed in the evening (sun was setting behind it), so it may not have been so good for photos. Oh, and we used the Rick Steves guidebook to figure out what we were seeing, which seemed to work pretty well.

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

What better way to learn about its ruins but among the mountain backdrop of Delphi. Not to mention you get a pretty good workout hiking up to the top. Wear good walking shoes at least. I saw a woman hiking up in 3" heels. Not optimal walking shoes for this location as there is 700 ft elevation gain.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Steeped in history and well maintained too. The temple comes in somewhere in the middle and you need to walk uphill for the theatre and finally comes the ancient Olympic stadium. Take time and allow history and the various legends to soak into you. There are some good water taps on the way. So carry a good bottle, wear your walking shoes and enjoy the place.

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

One must not take for granted the way some of the ruins were re-assembled by the archeologists, but look further. There are layers on layers of civilizations, starting way ahead the greeks era described in the official stories the history allows to tell us there. It is interesting to make the connections and see further. The place speaks and glows its stories. The road to get to Delphi from Athens is good. The energy of the place is incredible.

Thank Adriana N
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

If you've been to the acropolis then you must also come here. It's just as well preserved and the views are even more amazng

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