Paradisiakos Xenonas Maria

Address: Arachova, Central Greece, Greece | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Arachova, is near Delphi Ruins and Marmaria.
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    Archaeology sites and Museums again

    A travel blog entry by loza92 on Jun 24, 2015

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    I may not have taken Classical Studies at school but the last four days I feel like I have been told enough to last a lifetime.

    Once again we left our hotel in Delphi to drive up to the top of the mountain and check out an Archaeology site of the gymnasium which was destroyed by an earthquake. We drank from the sacred water of the mountain then drove down a little to the archaeology site ...

    Visiting Delphi

    A travel blog entry by kerenne on May 23, 2014

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    ... the local bus to Altea and then up into the hills to visit the ancient site of Delphi. The ruins at Delphi are spread out across the steep hillside and while the town has taken on a very tourist air the site itself retains a sense of how it would have been in ancient times. The stadium is much smaller than that at Olympia but is much better preserved.

    Athens on tour

    A travel blog entry by katherinecle on Apr 22, 2014

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    ... spirit of the time as we walked up the Sacred Way imagining the treasuries of the various city states. Athens built its treasury to celebrate its victory over the Persians. Some of the stories and inscriptions are still on the stones. Delphi's Archaeological museum is small but showcases some amazing finds. My favourite is the bronze charioteer still holding the reins on his victory lap, having won the Pythian Games of 474B.C. Unfortunately his horses and chariot didn't survive the ...

    Temple at Delphi - Apollo and Pronea Athena

    A travel blog entry by lisaknitter on Jan 21, 2014

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    ... Sifnos, and Athens, had a treasury in Delphi, which held the donations or offerings made to the Oracle or to the temple as thanks. These were normally small buildings with many columns that opened east. The Athenian treasury is of note because of its 1904 restoration, as well as its temple-like decoration and the inscription of what might be musical notes (of course, we cannot read it, because modern-day musical notation is nothing like 5th century ...

    Centre of the Ancient World

    A travel blog entry by dragonrider on May 04, 2013

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    ... Boys remained with their mothers until the age of 7 at which time their mother would give them to the army. At the age of 16 the boys underwent vigorous testing to determine whether they were worthy of the title Spartan. One of the tests was to place a baby fox under their clothes and keep it there with no reaction to what it was doing. There is a case of one boy who was eaten alive but showed no ...