Ancient Nemea, Nemea

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  • August 14, 2017
    Heracles performed his first labor, the laying of the lion in the mountainous of Nemea and the Panhellenic Nemean games were held every two years at the sanctuary of Zeus. The center of the sanctuary ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    In addition to Olympia, there were three other sites where Ancient Greek games took place, and Nemea was one of them. Fascinating spot - first visited the Temple of Zeus (go into the museum first and ...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    Came specially for the second time. Rarely found the harmony of history, grandeur, solitude and tranquility. It is always calm, you can submit a Nemejskogo lion and Herakles and plunge into the history of ancient Greece, away from the tourist crowds. Range of fully Distillery, where you can taste the wine. I recommend to all
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  • May 30, 2017
    When Greeks were having sports that time...awesome
  • September 18, 2016
    One of the oldest stadia of Greece in a very good shape, a stadium where the Nemean Games took place, older games than the Olympic ones.
  • April 26, 2016
    The stadium itself was a bit disappointing because it was just a plain surface without many archeological specialties. The tunnel, where you can see the names of people who won the races in ancient times, carved into the stone, is more exciting; however, it is hard to tell which names were carved 2000 years ago and which of them have been recently applied by tourists.
  • June 24, 2016
    The 2016 Nemean Games were fantastic. I highly recommend that everyone attend and compete in 2020.
  • June 10, 2017
    Amazing site

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