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    Ancient Greek archaeological sites in Greece

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    • Ancient Greek buildings and structures in Athens

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    • Ancient Greek buildings and structures in Delphi

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    • Athens

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    • Ancient Greek archaeological sites in Crete

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    • Archaeological sites in Macedonia (Greece)

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    • Ancient Greek archaeological sites in Peloponnese (region)

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    • Ancient Greek theatres in Greece

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    • Actium

    • Actium (Greek: Ἄκτιον) was the name of an ancient town on a promontory of western Greece in northwestern Acarnania, at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf). Actium is chiefly famous as the name given to the nearby naval Battle of Actium, in which Octavian won a decisive victory over Mark Antony on Septe ... Read »


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    • Aigosthena

    • Aigosthena

      Aigosthena (Ancient Greek: Αἰγόσθενα) was an ancient Greek fortified port city of Attica, 19 km (12 mi) northwest of the ancient city of Megara to which it belonged. It is also the name of the coastal settlement at the foot of the ancient city walls, also known as Porto Germeno. Th ... Read »


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    • Amphiareion of Oropos

    • Amphiareion of Oropos

      The Amphiareion of Oropos (Greek: Άμφιαρείον Ωρωπού), situated in the hills 6 km southeast of the fortified port of Oropos, was a sanctuary dedicated in the late 5th century BCE to the hero Amphiaraos, where pilgrims went to seek oracular responses and healing. It beca ... Read »


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    • Amphipolis

    • Amphipolis

      Amphipolis (Modern Greek: Αμφίπολη - Amfipoli; Ancient Greek: Ἀμφίπολις, Amfípolis) is best known for the magnificent ancient Greek city (polis), and later Roman city, whose impressive remains can still be seen. It is famous in history for events such as the b ... Read »


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    • Ancient Kymissala

    • Ancient Kymissala

      The archaeological site of ancient Kymissala is located about 70 km southwest of Rhodes city, and today falls within the limits of the Municipality of Atavyros, occupying coastal areas of Monolithos and Sianna municipal departments. This is one of the most important archaeological sites in the countryside of Rhodes, ... Read »


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    • Athens

    • Athens

      Athens (/ˈæθᵻnz/;Modern Greek: Αθήνα, Athína Greek pronunciation: [aˈθina], Ancient Greek: Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded histor ... Read »


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    • Brauron

    • Brauron

      The sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron (Hellenic: Βραυρών; or Βραυρώνα Vravrona or Vravronas) is an early sacred site on the eastern coast of Attica near the Aegean Sea in a small inlet. The inlet has silted up since ancient times, pushing the current shoreline farther from the ... Read »


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    • Cytinium

    • Cytinium or Kytinion (Greek: Κυτίνιον) was an ancient city of Greece, one of the towns of the tetrapolis of Doris. Its site is occupied by the modern village of Palaiochori. Cytinium was more frequently mentioned in history than the other towns of the Tetrapolis owing to its situation, which re ... Read »


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    • Delphi

    • Delphi

      Delphi (/ˈdɛlfaɪ/ or /ˈdɛlfi/; Greek: Δελφοί, [ðelˈfi]) is famous as the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of the oracle that was consulted on important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. Moreover, it was considered as the navel (or centre) of the world b ... Read »


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    • Dion, Pieria

    • Dion, Pieria

      Dion or Dio (Ancient Greek: Δίον, Greek: Δίο, Latin: Dium) is a village and a former municipality in the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is part of the municipality Dio-Olympos, of which it is a municipal unit. It is located at the foot of Mount Olympus. ... Read »


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    • Eleutherae

    • Eleutherae

      Eleutherae (Ancient Greek: Ἐλευθεραί) is a city in the northern part of Attica, bordering the territory of Boeotia. One of the best preserved fortresses of Ancient Greece stands now on the spot of Ancient Eleutherae castle and is the Athenian Acropolis, dated between 370 and 360 BC, with ... Read »


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    • Elina (Epirus)

    • Elina (Greek: Ελίνα) was an ancient Greek, Hellenistic fortified town in the region of Epirus. The site is known locally as Dymokastro, west of the village of Perdika. Hammond discussed the site and identified it with ancient Elina. It overlooked the site of the Battle of Syvota between Corcyra (modern ... Read »


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    • Euonymeia

    • Euonymeia

      Euonymeia (Greek: Ευωνύμεια, Evonímia), also known by its medieval name Trachones (Greek: Τράχωνες), and by its modern colloquial Ano Kalamaki (Greek: Άνω Καλαμάκι, Upper Kalamaki), is a historic settlement in Attica and currently a ... Read »


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    • Helike

    • Helike

      Helike (/ˈhɛláµ»kiː/; Greek: Ἑλίκη, pronounced [heˈlikɛː], modern Greek pronunciation: [eˈlici]) was an ancient Greek city that was submerged by a tsunami in the winter of 373 BC. It was located in Achaea, northern Peloponnesos, two kilometres (12 stadia) from the Corinthian ... Read »


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    • Hephaistia

    • Hephaistia (Greek: Ἡφαιστία) is an archeological site on the northern shore of Lemnos, Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea. It was named in the honor of Hephaistos, Greek god of metallurgy, whose cult was maintained on the island. It was once the capital of the island (8th to 6th centuries ... Read »


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    • Kalapodi

    • Kalapodi (Greek: Καλαπόδι) is a village in the Lokroi municipality, Phthiotis, Central Greece. The name also denotes an archaeological site ca. 1 km east of the village, where an ancient sanctuary was discovered. Cult activity here seems to have begun in the late Bronze Age and continued with ... Read »


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    • Kameiros

    • Kameiros (/kəˈmaɪərəs/; Greek: Κάμειρος) is an ancient city on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece. It lies on the northwest coast of the island, three km west of the village of Kalavarda. The ancient city was built on three levels. At the top of the hill was the acro ... Read »


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    • Karthaia

    • Karthaia was one of the four ancient Greek city-states on the island of Keos (today Kea or Tzia) in the Cyclades. It is located on the southeastern coast of the island. The site was inhabited continuously for c. 1,300 years, approximately from the 8th century BC (Geometric period) till the 6th century AD (Late Antiqui ... Read »


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    • Kastritsa

    • Kastritsa

      Kastritsa (Greek: Καστρίτσα, before 1927: Μπαρκμάδι - Barkmadi) is a village in the municipal unit of Pamvotida, Ioannina regional unit in Greece. In 2011 its population was 557. It is situated on a hillside near the southern shore of Lake Ioannina. It is situated 2 ... Read »


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    • Laurium

    • Laurium

      Laurium or Lavrio or Lavrion (Modern Greek: Λαύριο; Ancient Greek: Λαύριον; before early 11th century BC: Θορικός Thorikos; from Middle Ages until 1908: Εργαστήρια - Ergastiria) is a town in southeastern part of Attica, Greece. ... Read »


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    • Leibethra

    • Libethra or Leibethra (Ancient Greek: τὰ Λίβηθρα or Λείβηθρα) was a city close to Olympus where Orpheus was buried by the Muses. His tomb was later destroyed by a flood of the river Sys. It was a place where the Libethrian Nymphs were worshiped. Remains of Libethra h ... Read »


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    • Limnaia

    • Limnaia or Limnaea was an ancient Greek city near the modern town of Amphilochia. The fortified hill commands the strategic passage that connects Ambracia and Epirus to ancient Stratos, Agrinion and the rest of Aetolia and Acarnania. The site today is largely abandoned and open for visits through a rough, and very pr ... Read »


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    • Lindos

    • Lindos

      Lindos (/ˈlɪndɒs/; Greek: Λίνδος) is an archaeological site, a town and a former municipality on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rhodes, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 17 ... Read »


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    • List of cities in ancient Acarnania

    • Acarnania is a region of western Greece. Below is a list of the cities that existed in Acarnania in ancient times. ... Read »


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    • Menelaion

    • Menelaion

      The archaeological site of Menelaion (translit. Menelaeion) (Ancient Greek: Μενελάειον) is located approximately 5 km from the modern city of Sparti. The geographical structure of this site includes a hill complex (Northern hill, Menelaion, Profitis Ilias and Aetos). The archaic name ... Read »


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    • Mines of Laurion

    • The mines of Laurion (or Lavrion) are ancient mines located in southern Attica between Thoricus and Cape Sounion, approximately 50 kilometers south of Athens, in Greece. The mines are best known for producing silver, but they were also a source of copper and lead. A number of remnants of these mines (shafts, galleries, ... Read »


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    • Mitrou

    • The archaeological site of Mitrou is located on a tidal islet in the Gulf of Atalanti, in East Lokris in Central Greece. Excavation of the site is conducted under the direction of the American School of Classical Studies, and as of 2007 is ongoing. Finds from surface survey indicate human presence already in the Neoli ... Read »


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    • Mount Thourion

    • Mount Thourion

      Mount Thourion or Thurium Mons was the name of a conical hill in Ancient Greece. A temple to the cult of the Muses may have been situated here. The location of the hill was gradually forgotten and was rediscovered in February 1990 by an archaeologist and four graduate students from the University of California, Berkel ... Read »


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    • Mytilene

    • Mytilene

      Mytilene (Greek: Μυτιλήνη Mytilini [mitiˈlini]) is an ancient city founded in the 11th century BC. Mytilene is the capital and port of the island of Lesbos and also the capital of the North Aegean Region. The seat of governor of the North Aegean Region is Mytilene. Mytilene is also one of 13 ... Read »


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    • Olenus (Achaea)

    • Olenus (Greek: Ὤλενος; Olenos) was an ancient city in Achaea, Greece. The city, already ruined when Pausanias visited it in the 2nd century AD, was located near the river Peirus, 40 stadia from Dyme and 80 stadia from Patras. Remains of the city were found near the present Kato Achaia. ... Read »


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    • Olympia, Greece

    • Olympia (Greek: Ὀλυμπία; Ancient Greek: [olympía]; Modern Greek: [oli(m)ˈbia] Olympía), a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times. The Olympic Games were held every four years throu ... Read »


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    • Olynthus

    • Olynthus

      Olynthus (Ancient Greek: Ὄλυνθος Olinthos, named for the ὄλυνθος olunthos, the fruit of the wild fig tree) was an ancient city of Chalcidice, built mostly on two flat-topped hills 30–40m in height, in a fertile plain at the head of the Gulf of Torone, near the neck ... Read »


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    • Orchomenus (Arcadia)

    • Orchomenus

      Orchomenus or Orchomenos (Greek: Ὀρχομενός) was an ancient city of Arcadia, Greece, called by Thucydides (v. 61) the Arcadian Orchomenus (Ὀρχομενός ὁ Ἀρκαδικός), to distinguish it from the Boeotian town. Orchomenos was a prehis ... Read »


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    • Orchomenus (Boeotia)

    • Orchomenus (Boeotia)

      Orchomenus (Ancient Greek: Ὀρχομενός Orchomenos), the setting for many early Greek myths, is best known as a rich archaeological site in Boeotia, Greece, that was inhabited from the Neolithic through the Hellenistic periods. Orchomenus is also referenced as the "Minyean Orchomenus" in or ... Read »


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    • Philippi

    • Philippi

      Philippi (/fɪˈlɪpaɪ, ˈfɪləˌpaɪ/; Greek: Φίλιπποι, Philippoi) was a city in eastern Macedonia, in the Edonis region. Its original name was Crenides (Greek: Κρηνῖδες, Krenides "Fountains") after its establishment by Thasian colonists in 360/359 ... Read »


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    • Piraeus

    • Piraeus

      Piraeus (/paɪˈriːəs, pɪˈreɪ.əs/; Greek: Πειραιάς Pireás [pireˈas], Ancient Greek: Πειραιεύς, Peiraieús, pronounced [peːrajeús]) is a port city in the region of Attica, Greece. Piraeus is located within the Athens urban area, ... Read »


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    • Platamon Castle

    • The Platamon Castle (Greek: το κάστρο του Πλαταμώνα) is a Crusader castle (built between 1204 and 1222) in northern Greece and is located southeast of Mount Olympus, in a strategic position which controls the exit of the Tempe valley, through which passes the ... Read »


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    • Platonic Academy

    • Coordinates: 37°59′33″N 23°42′29″E / 37.99250°N 23.70806°E / 37.99250; 23.70806 The Academy (Ancient Greek: Ἀκαδημία) was founded by Plato (428/427 BC – 348/347 BC) in ca. 387 BC in Athens. Aristotle (384–322 BC) studied there for tw ... Read »


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    • Pleuron, Aetolia

    • Pleuron (Ancient Greek: Πλευρών, gen.: Πλευρῶνος; Modern Greek: Πλευρώνα, Plevrona or Ασφακοβούνι, Asfakovouni) was an ancient city in Aetolia, Greece. It was the birthplace of the ancient Greek poet Alexander ... Read »


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    • Pythagoreion

    • The Pythagoreion is the archaeological site of the ancient town of Samos in Samos, Greece. It is located in the area of the modern town of Pythagoreio, from which it has got its modern name. The archaeological site contains ancient Greek and Roman monuments and a famous ancient tunnel, the Tunnel of Eupalinos or Eupal ... Read »


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    • Rhamnous

    • Rhamnous

      Rhamnous (Greek: Ῥαμνοῦς), also Ramnous or Rhamnus, was an ancient Greek city in Attica situated on the coast, overlooking the Euboean Strait. Its impressive ruins lie northwest of the modern town of Agia Marina in the municipality of Marathon. The site was best known in antiquity for its sanc ... Read »


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    • Temple of Sangri

    • Temple of Sangri

      The Temple of Sangri is a Late Archaic Greek temple on the Cycladic island of Naxos in the area of Gyroulas, about 1.5 km south of Ano Sangri (). The temple was built around 530 BC and is one of the earliest Ionic temples. It was built completely from Naxian marble. The temple was built around 530 BC. Based on ... Read »


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    • Sounion

    • Cape Sounion (Modern Greek: Aκρωτήριο Σούνιο, transliterated Akrotírio Soúnio, pronounced [akroˈtirʝo ˈsuɲo]; Ancient Greek: Ἄκρον Σούνιον, Άkron Soúnion; Venetian: Capo Colonne, "Cape of Columns") is a promontory ... Read »


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    • Spartia temple

    • The Spartia temple is an ancient Greek temple and archaeological site on the hill of Spartia, Sesklo, in the Magnesia regional unit. The temple is thought to be dedicated to the Greek mythological figures Heracles and Alcmene. Archaeologists have discovered many artifacts on the site of the sanctuary, which is thought ... Read »


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    • Temple of Apollo Zoster

    • The Temple of Apollo Zoster is a Greek temple, the remains of which are located at Vouliagmeni in Attica, Greece. The Temple was uncovered when children from the Vouliagmeni Orphanage were playing on what is now known as the Astir Beach. The site now lies sunken, at the back of the Beach, and is surrounded by a la ... Read »


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    • Thebes, Greece

    • Thebes, Greece

      Thebes (/ˈθiːbz/; Ancient Greek: Θῆβαι, Thēbai, Greek pronunciation: [tʰɛ̂ːbai̯];Modern Greek: Θήβα, Thíva [ˈθiva]) is a city in Boeotia, central Greece. It played an important role in Greek myths, as the site of the stories of Cadmus, Oedipus, Dion ... Read »


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    • Thessaloniki

    • Economy of Thessaloniki

      Thessaloniki (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη [θesaloˈnici]), also familiarly known as Thessalonica or Salonika, is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Greek Macedonia, the administrative region of Central Macedonia and the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace. ... Read »


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