Located on a headland, outside the village of Tolo the ruins of Ancient Asini stand proud. An important fort and port during the Mycenaen era, mentioned by Homer in the Iliad as a place where warships deparrted from for the Trojan War. Today the archaeological site has a interactive exhibition.
The Ancient Theatre of Epidavros, known for its grandure and considered one of the world best preserved ancient theatres. The archeaological site includes a smaller less known ancient theatre and the Temple of Asklipios, the god of medicine.
An important city, close to Ancient Mycenae and a centre of the Mycenaen civilization in Argolida, it dates back to 7000 years ago. Famously surrounded by huge walls, the Cyclopian walls and named a National Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The centre of an ancient civilazation and the city that defined a whole era. Located close to Argos and famed for its Lions Gate, the Cyclopean walls surrounding it and the beehive tombs, Mycenae is full of history and a must see, if you visit the area.
Ancient Corinth, was a city-state among the richest of the ancient world and a leading force in trading. It also controlled the passage from and to the Peloponnese since it was located on the Corinthian Isthm, a fact that gave the city great power and wealth. The city was destroyed in 146 BC and rebuilt in 44 BC by Romans.
A project started centuries ago, the Corinth Canal was an existing idea since classical times, and was attempted in the 1st century AD. In 1881 it was attempted once again with little luck. The building finally ended in 1893 and the canal is 6.4 kilometres in length and only 21.4 metres wide at its base.
According to the locals, the church was built in 1634, when it is probable that the icon of Panagia was found, and was destroyed in 1918 after a fire because of the gunpowder warehouse that was hidden in the leafage of the area.
Beeing the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Olympia is a place worth visiting for its wonderful archeaological sites, see the stadium, walk around the ruins, and visit the museums. Also see the Temple dedicated to the god Zeus, where one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was set, a gold and ivory statue approximately 13 metres high sculpted by Phidias
Delphi, known as the seat of Pythia, a great seer. It became popular as an oracle and people would travel from all across Greece to get advice.It was considered by ancient Greeks to be the centre of the world as shown by the stone monument, The Navel of the Earth.
The capital of Greece, a cultural centre and one of it's largest cities heaping with history, seaping out from every corner. Athens' Acropolis, one of te most famous ancient sites in the world, still stands tall above the city.