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Greek Monuments


The Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece hosting one of the largest and most unique built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries, second in importance only to Mount Athos. Meteora is included on the world heritage list


Mycenae is an archaeological site dating back to 7th century BC with acropolis, palace & tomb remains, on a hill 900m above sea level, in Peloponnese. It is about 120km south from Athens. In the second millennium BC, Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization.


Epidaurus was a small city in ancient Greece. Epidaurus was known for its sanctuary situated about five miles (8 km) from the town, as well as its theater, which is once again in use today.


Delphi is famous as the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of Pythia the oracle that was consulted about important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. It is a world heritage site in having had a phenomenal influence in the ancient world, as evidenced by the rich monuments built there by most of the important ancient Greek city-states, demonstrating their fundamental Hellenic unity.


Palamidi is a fortress in the town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece. It is on the top of a 216-metre high hill, built by the Venetians. The fortress has an impressive view over the Gulf, the city of Nafplio and the surrounding country. There are 913 steps in the winding stair from the town to the fortress.


Olympia is a small town in the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece, famous for the nearby archaeological site of the same name, which was major PanHellenic religious sanctuary of ancient Greece where the ancient Olympic Games were held. Olympia is listed as a world heritage site.


Monemvasia is a town on a large plateau on a small island 100m above sea level in the southern Peloponnese in Greece. The island is linked to the mainland by a short road 200m in length. The town walls and many Byzantine churches remain from the medieval period. The town and fortress were founded in 583 by inhabitants of the mainland seeking refuge from the Slavic invasion of Greece.