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Delphi Ruins, Delphi
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Delphi Ruins contain the remains of sanctuaries dedicated to the cults of Apollo and Athena, as well as several other structures presumably built for sports. Providing a glimpse into the ancient world's religious beliefs, these ruins joined the list of World Heritage sites in 1987. Tradition says Zeus determined this location as the center of Gaia, the great mother of all in Greek mythology. Apollo's sanctuary, built here in the 4th century BCE, served as the cultural and religious center of ancient Greece for many centuries. The sanctuary famously housed Apollo's oracle, a priestess capable of making prophesies by channeling the god's spirit. Check online for free admission days, and make the best of your visit by joining a guided tour of the ruins. Plan to visit Delphi Ruins and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Delphi attractions using our Delphi vacation trip planner.
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  • It was well worth the trip out to Delphi it was a great trip out and amazing views and the sites, also the museum was pretty amazing. I don't know if it would have been as good without a tour guide. 
  • I delayed my trip from Thessaloniki to Athens just so I could go to see the Delphi ruins. I'm a bit of an archaeology lover, so if you are into that, you won't regret going there. 
  • The most important oracle of antic Greece, 1000 years ago, Apollon him self spokesman, it seems so ... Delphes , the oracles, everybody consults the oracles, and asked her questions on a shelf of ston...  more »