Temple of Apollo, Delphi

Walk among the World Heritage-listed remains of Temple of Apollo, a Doric temple dedicated to the great Greek god of music, sun, and poetry. First built around the 7th century BCE, the temple was subsequently destroyed and reconstructed multiple times. Some ruins of the once-great, six-columned, fifteen-sided temple still stand and have been partially restored. Enjoy panoramic views of Mount Parnassus from here. Be sure to wear comfortable footwear; it's quite a walk to reach the temple, which is part of a greater cluster of archeological sites. Make your Delphi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Archaeological site to see, quietly either in the morning or in the evening (open until 8 pm in the middle of the season). Few shadows but what beautiful vestiges. the explanatory panels are either in Greek or English. Plan a hat and water on sunny days.
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  • Prepare for an ascent (tennis required) where, of course, you often stop to contemplate the monuments and the view... A rich site, an exceptional view... And if you reach the stadium, you will be rewarded!
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  • Madness! 33 years ago with the school at that time had been on a final trip. Now visitor center, museum, and especially crowds of tourists! Nevertheless very impressive and worth a visit!
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  • This is the heart of Delphi and from in here was where the oracle was found. The best theory I read is they got really high and start saying crazy things which were "interpreted" in whatever way was most convenient. There is not much left but from behind you get the best idea of how big it was and awesome views.
  • Such a historical place surrounded by an astonishing panoramic view. Its breath taking. Soak it in, it can change a stubborn posisition and give you a new perspective. Embrace the energy.
  • A must-see when in Delphi or even in the area. Wonderful views on the whole mountain range. The historic sights are located along a walk uphill (well, the way is along the sights). It's a nice walk. We happened to be there on International Day For Monuments and Sites (18th April) so entry was for free:-) would spend the money anytime though.
  • The Oracle of Delphi site is a must see! The path up the mountain is very manageable and the views are incredible. If you are visiting Greece this has to be on your itinerary!
  • Amazing ruins from the 400 BC. The hike up the hill was peaceful and easy. We went in November, which was a little rainy and chilly but we were rewarded with having the hillside to ourselves for most of the morning. I would recommend shoes with grip as there are some inclines with loose dirt. There are some feral cats are the topmost site which would appreciate a treat or two.
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