TripAdvisor Reviews Acropolis Hotel Corinth
Travel Blogs from Corinth
... the water colour is beautiful and there were reflections which surprised me. So we were all really pleased to have seen it.
Then we headed to the Corinth site and couldn’t help but notice the large mountain dominating the landscape, it had yet another long, long wall along the top, the photos don’t show it up but it’s certainly noticeable from ground level. Corinth was of course the home of St Paul who lived there for ...
... For us the weather has been just perfect... about 24 degrees and for that we are very very grateful.
Arriving in old Corinth I tried to imagine the people of whom would have walked this path... Of course the Romans had been here and destroyed the old city and then built their own.. they were such buggars, they must have been very powerful and very clever.
The only remanent of ancient times was the Temple of Apollo, which stands ...
... did not believe in prisons as punishment but delivered out various measures of pain up to including death! For the pillars you knelt with your arms around and secured to a peg (might be able to see the hole on the photo). Beatings were done in public to discourage repeat offending. It was an unusual feeling to touch that stone.
In the museum were some beautiful mosaics - I always marvel at the detail and colours of them. Note in ...
... on towards Corinth to view the 4 km Corinth Canal that cuts through the istmus between the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean sea.
After a good esspresso, we crossed the magnificent 3 km bridge Rio-Antirrio (video) Bridge at Patras also crossing the Gulf of Corinth.
Further on we stopped at the unexpectedly extensive marina at ...
... based on a poor man who was crucified as a criminal. He had to convince those living in a Greek world, one in whicn which the grandeur of the ancient world and the importance of their Gods was represented by temples, marble and great wealth. He must have been a great salesman. ��
BIZARRE fact of the day ...
The 'consorts' of Ancient Corinth that serviced the sailors had words embossed on the bottom of their sandals that printed the message 'follow me'into the ...
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