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Ancient Olympia

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Olympia: The site where the Olympic Games were born in classical times in honor of Zeus. The temple of Zeus was built during the 5th century BC. It was admired for its size and for the gigantic ivory and gold statue of Zeus-one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

tour_id: 9
departures: 8 a.m.
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Recommended start time 8:00 AM from hotel, casual and comfortable attire

duration: 12hours
arrival: 8 p.m.
12hours
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Don’t Miss Ancient Olympia, where the first Olympic Games ever took place!
The Ancient Greeks were known for their love of arts, nature, and of course sports! This tour takes you to the famous site where the first Olympic Games were held in the 8th Century BC. Interesting fact-The Olympic flame of the modern-day Olympic Games is lit by reflection of sunlight in a parabolic mirror in front of the Temple of Hera and then transported by a torch to the place where the games are held.

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Olympia: The site where the Olympic Games were born in classical times in honor of Zeus. The temple of Zeus was built during the 5th century BC. It was admired for its size and for the gigantic ivory and gold statue of Zeus-one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

12hours
tour_info

Don’t Miss Ancient Olympia, where the first Olympic Games ever took place!
The Ancient Greeks were known for their love of arts, nature, and of course sports! This tour takes you to the famous site where the first Olympic Games were held in the 8th Century BC. Interesting fact-The Olympic flame of the modern-day Olympic Games is lit by reflection of sunlight in a parabolic mirror in front of the Temple of Hera and then transported by a torch to the place where the games are held.

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departures: 8 a.m.
duration: 12hours
arrival: 8 p.m.
additional_info:

Recommended start time 8:00 AM from hotel, casual and comfortable attire

The Archeological Museum of Olympia

Presents the long history of the temple of Zeus. Some of the best known exhibits: The Hermes of Praxiteles, the Nike of Paionios, the unique marble sculptures and metopes of the temple of Zeus and many more.

Ruins of Olympia

The ruins of Olympia in the idyllic Alfios Valley testify to the grandeur of the ancient sanctuary which through the Olympic Games was a symbol of Greek unity - the cradle of the Olympic Games.

Complimentary Wifi
Complimentary Bottled Water
Complimentary Baby Seats
Complimentary Booking of Dinner
Complimentary Lunch Reservations
Vehicle of Choice
Professional Driver
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