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Temple of Apollo, Delphi

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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. By using our Delphi vacation trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Temple of Apollo and other attractions in Delphi.
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  • Get, see, smell, enjoy, listen. It is no coincidence that it was called the navel of the Earth. The Geographical landscape. Nothing else in the world.
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  • The archaeological site is located in a primordial landscape through the Green and into the wild beauty of a unique Canyon. Immediately with the heaven in the archaeological site fortizesai with the sacredness of the site. It is a unique place that deserves to work for rapid young and old. The ticket until the end of March, half price for adults and free for children and indeed for all of the archaeological sites and the Museum of Delphi. Bravo to the Administration and civil servants who maintain this site, like the Museum as it deserves!
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  • This temple of Apollo is a fascinating place to discover. You can imagine how life was here for people in ancient times  more »
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  • The polygonal wall blows my mind. Make sure you do the sore before the museum, it's gives much better context
  • Magnificent temple in a wonderful lanscape. There is so much history concentrated at this place.
  • Take the walk up to the stadium. Worth the extra 30 minute round trip.
  • Delphi Ruins is nice place, especially Temple of Apollo
  • Beautiful and reasonably well preserved. The accompanying museum is good too.